Pregnant behind bars, part one: Second chances
- September 27, 2021
- Kristin Turney, sociology, California Health Report, Sept. 27, 2021
A 2014 study by Kristin Turney, assistant professor of sociology at UC Irvine, found
that having a parent behind bars can be more damaging to a child’s well-being than
divorce or even death of a parent. Those we spoke with in the Maternal Health Diversion
program told stories of the struggles their older children faced while they — the
mothers — were incarcerated.
For the full story, please visit https://www.calhealthreport.org/2021/09/27/pregnant-behind-bars-part-one-second-chances/.
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