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3 years 11 months ago

Shackles could be limited during inmate deliveries

Colorado lawmakers are considering limiting the use of shackles on female inmates during childbirth. The state Senate gave initial approval to the legislation Tuesday. Republicans backed it even though Democrats refused to include language stating that the limits would also help the babies of inmates. Guards will sometimes handcuff one...

4 years 1 month ago

Women need chance to avoid repeat C-section

A government panel says too many women who want to avoid a second Cesarean-section for child birth are being denied the chance. About 15 years ago, nearly 30 percent of women who'd had one C-section were delivering their next baby vaginally, a trend called VBAC for "vaginal birth after cesarean."...

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