On October 20, 2014, approximately 100 people attended the Interdisciplinary Institute on the Reproductive Health of Incarcerated Women in Minnesota at the University of Minnesota. Presentation and discussion topics include:
- Experiences from the field expert panel
- Preconception and prenatal health
- Health care of pregnant women in state prisons
- Intervening with pregnant women incarcerated at jail
- Pregnancy and parenting support for women in prison
- Prison and community supports for optimum outcomes during co-residence and re-entry
To watch videos of Institute speakers, click here.
10-20-14 Institute Additional Resources contains supplemental resources and articles about the reproductive health care needs of incarcerated women, and William & Mary’s Healthy Beginnings Project resource page has materials ranging from birth plans for incarcerated mothers to infant feeding questions and tips.
The Institute was sponsored by the Center for Leadership Education in Maternal and Child Public Health, the Irving Harris Programs at the University of Minnesota, and the Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI).