Prisons neglect pregnant women in their healthcare policies

Mon, December 16, 2019 1:56 PM | Marsha Grant (Administrator)

Our 50-state survey finds that in spite of national standards, most states lack important policies on prenatal care and nutrition for pregnant women.

This past August, released surveillance footage showed 26-year-old Diana Sanchez alerting Denver County Jail deputies and medical staff that she was in labor just hours before she gave birth to her son, alone in her cell. With her pleas ignored by staff, ... read more here

by Roxanne Daniel, December 5, 2019

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