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Start Early Program Offers Support to Incarcerated Mothers

See how Start Early is testing a different approach in jails by offering doula services to support pregnant inmates.

December 20, 2019
  • Start Early News
  • Family Engagement
  • Press Coverage

Start Early (formerly the Ounce) is leading the way to highlight the pervasive problem of providing high-quality prenatal care for pregnant women in Cook County Jail. Mark Valentine, director of the Home Visiting & Doula Network, spoke with The Atlantic about the efforts Start Early and other nonprofits have taken to highlight this issue. Read the full story here.

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