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Recurrent care proceedings: Part 3: Birth mothers – against the odds: turning points for women who have lost children to public care (£)
Sep 29, 2018, 19:59 PM
family law, recurrent care proceedings, birth mothers, adoption, public law, care system
In this short article we draw on rich autobiographical material drawn from in-depth interviews with 26 birth mothers, who had all experienced repeat removal of infants and children on account of child protection concerns. Our particular interest is in the accounts from 11/26 women who succeeded in turning around their lives, despite a history of multiple and enduring adversities.
In June 2014, members of
our research group published findings concerning the scale and pattern of
recurrent care proceedings in The full version of this will appear in the November 2014 issue of Family Law.