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theguardian - 19 days ago

Revealed: concerns over string of incidents at UK prison where baby died

At least four prisoners at HMP Bronzefield have given birth in potentially unsafe circumstances since 2017Pregnant in prison: ‘I could feel the blood but didn’t put the light on to see’The death of a newborn baby girl in a cell at HMP Bronzefield in September came after a string of concerning incidents involving pregnant women at the prison in the past two years, the Guardian has learned.On at least four occasions in this period, women held at the privately run Surrey prison have given birth in distressing and potentially unsafe circumstances, including one woman who gave birth in her cell and another who was left in labour at night-time supported only by another pregnant prisoner. Continue reading...

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