The William & Mary Healthy Beginnings Program received a $10,000 grant from the March of Dimes as part of an effort to help incarcerated women receive vital prenatal care. Since the start of the program in 2012, more than 380 pregnant women in Virginia correctional facilities have been helped.
Twenty talented and trailblazing professors from William & Mary have been selected to receive the 2017 Plumeri Award for Faculty Excellence.
Panelists and attendees explore complex issues around incarcerated expectant mothers in Virginia jails.
William & Mary is the recipient of a nearly $50,000 grant from the Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Foundation to support the Healthy Beginnings project.
The William & Mary Healthy Beginnings Project has received a $12,000, one-year grant from the March of Dimes to offer Baby Basics Moms Clubs to pregnant, incarcerated women.
Two psychology students involved with the William & Mary Healthy Beginnings Project have authored a paper exploring the need for a diaper bank in Williamsburg.
Representatives from more than 40 community agencies gathered at William & Mary on Monday to discuss the best practices for supporting pregnant, incarcerated women.
Approximately 70 women have received help from the William & Mary Healthy Beginnings Project over the last year. The project aims to provide nutritional support and counseling to incarcerated, pregnant women, and its founders are already seeing positive results.
A group of William & Mary professors have received a grant that will provide testing and support for pregnant women who are in jail.