CA Penal Code Section 3424

A woman who is pregnant during her incarceration and who is not eligible for the program described in this chapter shall have access to complete prenatal health care. The department shall establish minimum standards for pregnant inmates in its custody who are not placed in a community treatment program including all of the following:


A balanced, nutritious diet approved by a doctor.


Prenatal and postpartum information and health care, including, but not limited to, access to necessary vitamins as recommended by a doctor.


Information pertaining to childbirth education and infant care.


A dental cleaning while in a state facility.
Last Updated

Aug. 19, 2023

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