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HMP Bronzefield stillbirth proves prison is not safe for pregnant women

By Laura Abbott, Senior Lecturer in Midwifery, University of Hertfordshire
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“Ms A”, an 18-year-old woman held on remand in HMP Bronzefield women’s prison in Middlesex, England, gave birth to her first child alone in her cell after her calls for help were ignored.

A new report from the prisons and probation ombudsman provides details on Ms A’s case and the tragic death of her newborn baby.

The report reinforces what campaigners,…


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