Resources

Category: Family justice

Removal at birth and its challenges for midwifery care

Policy case study in the European Journal of Midwifery
15 Apr 2022

Draft best practice guidelines for when the state intervenes at birth

Part of the 'Born into Care' series
24 Feb 2022

Compulsory separation of women prisoners from their babies following childbirth

Uncertainty, loss and disenfranchised grief
29 Dec 2021

Incarcerated Motherhood

Reflecting on 100 years of imprisoning mothers
15 Nov 2021

Birth Companions’ response to the Case for Change

Responding to the Independent Review of Children’s Social Care
21 Jul 2021

The Case for Change

The Independent Review of Children's Social Care
17 Jun 2021

Women’s Health Strategy

Birth Companions' written submission to the DHSC
9 Jun 2021

Newborn babies in urgent care proceedings in England and Wales

Part of the 'Born into Care' series
4 Jun 2021

Recurrent care proceedings

Five key areas for reflection from the research
20 May 2021

Child protection conference practice during COVID-19

Reflections and experiences (rapid consultation September–October 2020)
14 Dec 2020

How are the lives of families with young children changing?

The changing face of early childhood in the UK
25 Nov 2020

Remote hearings in the family justice system: reflections and experiences

Follow-up consultation (September 2020)
5 Oct 2020

Why mothers at risk of separation or separated from their babies need access to specialist care

Blog post by Kirsty Kitchen, Head of Policy and Communications, Birth Companions
22 Sep 2020

Contact between children in care or adopted and their families

Six key messages from research
5 Sep 2020

Alone and Waiting

The experiences of pregnant women in prison during the Covid crisis
25 Aug 2020

Managing through COVID-19

The experiences of children’s social care in 15 English local authorities
5 Jul 2020

Human Rights and the Government’s response to COVID-19

Children whose mothers are in prison
3 Jul 2020

The right to family life

Children whose mothers are in prison
9 Sep 2019

Children and the law guides for women prisoners

Legal advice guides specifically aimed at women in prison
1 Jul 2019

Not Seen, Not Heard

Children’s experiences of the hostile environment
1 Feb 2019

Newborns in care proceedings in England

Part of the 'Born into Care' series
15 Oct 2018

Safeguarding children when sentencing parents

Information for primary carers facing sentencing in a criminal court
30 Jan 2018
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