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Close-up of a pregnant woman's belly in the hospital bed with catheter in hand

Senate passes protections bill for pregnant, postpartum incarcerated people

BY: - December 13, 2023

The bill, known as the Dignity for Incarcerated Women Act, would establish protections, such as prohibiting shackling and solitary confinement for pregnant individuals and providing trauma-informed training for corrections officers who interact with pregnant inmates, among other measures.