6 Years Ago, New York Banned the Shackling of Pregnant Inmates. So Why Are These Women Still Being Restrained? Brooklyn Reader October 13, 2015 By Brooklyn Reader October 13, 2015, 7:33 am Click here to view original web page at www.motherjones.com Marcel Jancovic/Shutterstock When Maria Caraballo delivered her daughter in 2010, she was handcuffed to the hospital bed. “They didn’t even remove my cuffs for me to hold my baby,” says Caraballo, who at the time was serving a prison sentence in New York. “I had to hold my baby with […] Want to write for us? We're looking for interns and experienced writers! Go here for more information.