This article from Lancaster University sets out a series of arguments based on research from a national study of recurrent care proceedings, funded by the Nuffield Foundation.

You can read the article and view the research by clicking on the links below.

Resources

Lancaster University: What are our obligations to care leavers who lose their own infants and children to the state? (external website)

Lancaster University: Connecting Events in Time to Identify a Hidden Population: Birth Mothers and Their Children in Recurrent Care Proceedings in England (external website)