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Birth Companions publishes urgent call for improved care of pregnant women and mothers with children’s social care involvement.

The number of babies and infants subject to care proceedings is growing, while outcomes for mothers with social care involvement are getting worse as they fall between gaps in fragmented and overstretched services. As a result, vulnerable women and their babies are being let down.

We launch our new Birth Charter for women with involvement from children’s social care today, to help bring greater attention to the needs of women who are almost entirely overlooked in national policy and guidance in the health, social care and family justice systems.

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Read more on Birth Companions website with links to supporting research.