Female Prisoners in England Left to Give Birth without Midwife, Report Reveals

November 14, 2018

(The Guardian) – Women are giving birth in prison cells without access to proper medical care, according to a startling report shared with the Guardian. Concerns for the welfare of pregnant women and their babies are raised by a detailed report into experiences in three prisons that highlights cases of women giving births in cells without a midwife present, including one where the baby was premature and born feet-first.

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