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BAMBI Enters the Texas Prison System

In 2007, Texas announced a program called the Baby and Mother Bonding Initiative or BAMBI for short. The program is modeled on the Federal Bureau of Prison's Mothers and Infants Together program. Even though the initiative was announced three years ago, since it didn't involve being tougher on crime the system is jut being implemented and the first three mothers and babies are being placed at a halfway house in Houston which is contracting through the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston (UTMB) to provide up to 15 bedsRead More