Nursery http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Women’s prison seeks funding for nursery http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/women%E2%80%99s-prison-seeks-funding-nursery <p><a href="http://www.publicbroadcasting.net/wpr/openspaces.mediaplayer?STATION_NAME=wpr&amp;MEDIA_ID=999898&amp;MEDIA_EXTENSION=mp3&amp;MODULE=openspaces "><strong>Listen to the Story</strong></a></p> Sat, 14 Jan 2012 00:04:17 +0000 Willow Belden 18088 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Womens Prison Seeks Funding For Nursery http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/womens-prison-seeks-funding-nursery <p>The women&rsquo;s prison in Lusk is seeking funding for a nursery. That would enable inmates who give birth while incarcerated to keep their babies with them in prison for up to 18 months.</p><p>Warden Phil Myer says it&rsquo;s usually better for newborns to be with their mothers &ndash; even in prison &ndash; than to live with relatives or foster parents, and he says taking care of a baby in prison also makes inmates less likely to commit further crimes.</p> Tue, 10 Jan 2012 00:36:17 +0000 Willow Belden 17819 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Womens Prison Seeks Funding For Nursery