How Prison Nursery Helps Incarcerated Moms Raise Their Babies While Doing Time

One-year-old Xaylen is one of 26 babies who call Bedford Hills Correctional Facility, a maximum security women’s prison in New York, his home. His mom, Kerryann Wiltshire, was arrested for criminal possession of a weapon in the second degree. She gave birth while in prison and has been raising him there while she finishes her sentence. “Having him with me is the best choice I made because I got to be able to see my baby grow,”  Wiltshire, 24, told