For decades, pregnant people across America have been targeted by police and prosecutors, healthcare providers, “child welfare” workers, and judges who have deprived them of their constitutional rights because of pregnancy.

Confronting Pregnancy Criminalization: A Practical Guide for Healthcare Providers, Lawyers, Medical Examiners, Child Welfare Workers, and Policymakers arms professionals with the tools to fight this criminalization.

This guide is designed to educate and provide practical tools for law enforcement, defense attorneys, child welfare workers, healthcare providers, medical examiners, and legislators to stop the criminalization of pregnancy.

Full guide

Guidelines for Law Enforcement

Guidelines for Criminal Defense Attorneys

Guidelines for Child Welfare Agencies and Workers

Guidelines for Healthcare Providers

Guidelines for Medical Examiners

Guidelines for Legislators and Policymakers