The shocking report published by the Prisons and Probation Ombudsman on the tragic death of a baby at HMP/YOI Bronzefield adds to the considerable evidence showing that prisons are not safe for pregnant women and their babies. The prison system poses too many risks.

Changes must be made to the way women and babies are cared for, but it is time to accept that these will never go far enough. The government can and must act now to stop sending pregnant women to prison.

Read our full response below.

Birth Companions’ response to the PPO report on the death of a baby at HMP/YOI Bronzefield
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