Caring for women in prison

14:30 - 15:00

Pregnant women in prison – Who is accountable? Midwives changing government policy through qualitative research.

This presentation will outline how the impact of qualitative research into women’s experiences of pregnancy in prison has prompted policy change.

It will detail how midwives must become political when research findings demonstrate risks to mothers’ and babies health.

Dr Laura Abbott, Senior Lecturer in Midwifery, The University of Hertfordshire