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For incarcerated women, worries about losing child custody

Feb 21, 2023
Women sentenced prison time worry about who will take care of their children — and if they will be able to maintain custody.
Lori Timlin (pictured), parenting coordinator at the Minnesota women's prison, said a huge worry for women serving prison sentences is losing custody of their children.
Courtesy Alisa Roth

For incarcerated women with newborns, an Indiana prison unit offers a chance to bond

Dec 27, 2022
The women learn child care skills and are paid prison wages to take care of their babies.
Jessica Adams and her son Dawson will live on a maternal unit at the Indiana Women’s Prison until she is released.
Alisa Roth