Short but Not Sweet: A Study Exploring the Impact of Short Custodial Sentences on Mothers and Their Children

Lucy Baldwin, Senior Lecturer in Criminology, De Montfort University, lbaldwin@dmu.ac.uk Rona Epstein, Research Assistant, Coventry University, r.epstein@coventry.ac.uk   ‘’It took a long time to readjust to all living together again. Everything changed in those few short weeks, … […] … it took a long time to feel normal again. I still get nightmares about not getting…