rolf's diary

Doctors Condemn Shackling Mothers in Labor and Delivery

In Uncategorized on 24. June 2010 at 05:34

“This week, the American Medical Association (AMA) called for an end to one of the most draconian practices in the U.S.: the shackling of incarcerated mothers during labor, delivery and post delivery. The AMA’s resolution rightly condemns the practice as ‘barbaric’ and ‘medically hazardous’ to both the mother and her baby.”

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