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Babies Behind Bars

Season 1
 (3)
201816+
A staggering 7,500 babies are born behind bars each year in the US. In most cases, babies are separated from their mother immediately after birth. Currently there are 8 experimental prison nursery programs nationwide and we have exclusive access to 1 of them.
Genres
UnscriptedDramaDocumentary
Subtitles
English [CC]
Audio Languages
English

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  1. 1. They Can Take Your Baby Away
    10 July 2018
    42min
    16+
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio Languages
    English
    A controversial prison nursery program at the Indiana Women's Prison allows a few select inmates to raise their babies behind bars. But the rules are strict; there's zero tolerance on Wee One's Unit 7, and one slip-up can result in an inmate mom losing her child.
  2. 2. Gay For The Stay
    17 July 2018
    42min
    16+
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio Languages
    English
    As prison relationships are strictly forbidden, one inmate risks losing her daughter if she gets caught with her girlfriend.
  3. 3. Drugs Is The Devil
    24 July 2018
    42min
    13+
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio Languages
    English
    Stephanie hopes for the early release that will enable her to bring her daughter home even though she hasn't completed her drug abuse treatment.
  4. 4. I Don't Want To See This Place Ever Again
    12 August 2018
    42min
    13+
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio Languages
    English
    Stephanie finally has her day in court, hoping for the early release that will allow her to bring baby home.
  5. 5. That Girl Ate My Cake
    12 August 2018
    42min
    16+
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio Languages
    English
    After Officer Leath cracks down, an inmate fears her daughter will be taken away. A new pregnant inmate enters the program and is immediately targeted by the mean girls who accuse her of stealing a radio.
  6. 6. Why Be Good?
    19 August 2018
    42min
    16+
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio Languages
    English
    Jeanie goes into premature labor and is rushed to the hospital. Brandi gets into trouble, and confronts the woman she thinks snitched on her. Stephanie's mother wants baby Abigail to come live with her, but Stephanie resists.
  7. 7. We Have An Emergency
    19 August 2018
    42min
    16+
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio Languages
    English
    A mother's worst nightmare occurs as Jeanie's son stops breathing during a routine doctor's visit. Maranda, who is fed up with being a nanny, moves out of the Wee Ones unit. Taylor sees her premature twins for the time since their birth.
  8. 8. Mommas Can Conquer The World
    26 August 2018
    42min
    13+
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio Languages
    English
    Brandi struggles to get ready for her parole hearing and possible release. Three inmates vie for the new, highly coveted Nanny position, but a mean-girl clique has strong opinions on who should win. Donyell gives birth to a baby girl.
  9. 9. God's Got The Last Say
    26 August 2018
    42min
    16+
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio Languages
    English
    Stakes run high as Brandi finally goes before a hostile parole board to plead her case. Two pregnant inmates apply for the Wee Ones program which has only one open spot. Maranda goes through a bitter breakup with her girlfriend.
  10. 10. Believe In Me
    26 August 2018
    42min
    16+
    Subtitles
    English [CC]
    Audio Languages
    English
    Brandi wins parole, but life outside the prison walls is hard for her and daughter. Stephanie's family visits, and baby Abigail gets to meet her two big brothers for the first time.

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Season year
2018
Network
A+E Networks
Content advisory
Alcohol usefoul languagesexual contentsubstance useviolence
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JayReviewed in the United Kingdom on 08 January 2022
5.0 out of 5 stars
Emotionally touching
Simply well documented and worthy of a watch indeed!
AmandaReviewed in the United Kingdom on 31 January 2022
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Excellent Documentary
Smashed through 1-10 as was so interesting. Please let there be a Season 2, most definitely worth a watch!
maddisonReviewed in the United Kingdom on 28 March 2021
5.0 out of 5 stars
an emotional rollercoaster to watch
I like this documentary it was lovely to see some really try to change their lives. hoping for a season 2.
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