Hosted by the National Sheriffs’ Association
Pregnant women present a unique set of medical, social, logistical, and custody issues for jails. This webinar, presented by an ob-gyn who has worked in jails and on developing best practices guidelines, will highlight some of the challenges and opportunities for jails to safely and appropriately care for and house pregnant women. Topics covered will include management of pregnant women with opioid addictions, systems to ensure standard prenatal care, use of restraints in pregnancy, breastfeeding programs for postpartum women, and operational issues related to all of these.
Date: February 20, 2019
Time: 1–2 p.m. ET