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Born into care: One thousand mothers in care proceedings in Wales, A focus on maternal mental health

Lucy Griffiths Orcid Logo, Rhodri Johnson, K. Broadhurst, Ann John Orcid Logo

Swansea University Authors: Lucy Griffiths Orcid Logo, Rhodri Johnson, Ann John Orcid Logo

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The Family Justice Data Partnership’s initial report on infants and newborn babies subject to care proceedings under Section 31 (s.31) of the Children Act 1989 revealed the scale and rising number of babies subject to care proceedings in Wales, notably in the first year of life (Alrouh et al. 2019)....

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Published: Nuffield Family Justice Observatory 2021
Online Access: https://www.nuffieldfjo.org.uk/resource/born-into-care-maternal-mental-health
URI: https://cronfa.swan.ac.uk/Record/cronfa61890
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Abstract: The Family Justice Data Partnership’s initial report on infants and newborn babies subject to care proceedings under Section 31 (s.31) of the Children Act 1989 revealed the scale and rising number of babies subject to care proceedings in Wales, notably in the first year of life (Alrouh et al. 2019). This prompted some pressing questions, including what might be done to prevent infants being removed from their mothers’ care.
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Keywords: Wales, newborn babies
College: Faculty of Medicine, Health and Life Sciences