Recommended Article: Mom & Baby Bond


The following thought-provoking article discusses the issue of inmates raising their babies behind bars while completing their sentences. The growing debate about “The Moms and Babies” program revolves around its suitability. While the program provides a mom and baby bond, the issue of raising a baby in a prison environment may seem unhealthy.


Jouvenal, J. (2018, May 11). Raising babies behind bars. A bold experiment in parenting and punishment is allowing children in prison. But is that a good thing? Washington Post, Retrieved from

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Aneeta Pearson, MSW, MS


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