RD125 - Recommendations for Services Provided to Inmates during Pregnancy, Pregnancy Termination, Labor and Delivery, and Postpartum Recovery – July 1, 2022

Executive Summary:

Senate Bill 1300 (SB1300), directed the Board of Local and Regional Jails (the Board) to conduct a review of services provided to inmates during pregnancy, pregnancy termination, labor and delivery, and postpartum recovery. In the course of that review, SB1300 required the Board to convene and consult with a stakeholder workgroup and to develop recommendations to ensure that proper services are provided to inmates. In response to that mandate, the Board submits this report summarizing the relevant Board standards and best practices that were considered by the group and recommending the findings and conclusions made herein.