Monday, September 19, 2011

Raising Care Standards Behind Bars

Last week, Heather Stringer, reporting for, detailed efforts by nurses to provide specialized, sensitive treatment to the growing number of female inmates in the United States prison system. A recent study, conducted by Angelina Chambers, RN, PhD, CNM and colleagues, confirmed the belief that further efforts are necessary to develop more prison nursery programs that allow inmates to keep their babies for a finite period of time. By establishing these programs, prisons can reduce seperation anxiety and depression that many incarcerated mothers experience after giving birth.

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