Pregnant or Parenting Behind Bars in Pennsylvania
A woman who is in jail and pregnant or parenting faces many choices and responsibilities. The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Pennsylvania wrote this guide to help incarcerated women and the professionals who work with them. The information will help a woman who is behind bars decide what to do about a pregnancy and to make decisions about the care of her children. It also explains some of women’s rights under federal and state law.