Born Behind Bars

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  • TV-14
  • 2018
  • 1 Season
  • 8.1  (47)

This reality series looks in on female convicts who give birth in prison and who are allowed to raise their children within the confines of correctional facilities. The series also follows the work of the staff who try to make this sad situation a little better.

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Seasons
Believe In Me
10. Believe In Me
August 26, 2018
Brandi wins parole, but life outside the prison walls is hard for her and daughter. Stephanie's family visits, and baby Abigail gets to meet her two big brothers for the first time.
God's Got The Last Say
9. God's Got The Last Say
August 26, 2018
Stakes run high as Brandi finally goes before a hostile parole board to plead her case. Two pregnant inmates apply for the Wee Ones program which has only one open spot. Maranda goes through a bitter breakup with her girlfriend.
Mommas Can Conquer The World
8. Mommas Can Conquer The World
August 26, 2018
Brandi struggles to get ready for her parole hearing and possible release. Three inmates vie for the new, highly coveted Nanny position, but a mean-girl clique has strong opinions on who should win. Donyell gives birth to a baby girl.
We Have An Emergency
7. We Have An Emergency
August 19, 2018
A mother's worst nightmare occurs as Jeanie's son stops breathing during a routine doctor's visit. Maranda, who is fed up with being a nanny, moves out of the Wee Ones unit. Taylor sees her premature twins for the time since their birth.
Why Be Good?
6. Why Be Good?
August 19, 2018
Jeanie goes into premature labor and is rushed to the hospital. Brandi gets into trouble, and confronts the woman she thinks snitched on her. Stephanie's mother wants baby Abigail to come live with her, but Stephanie resists.
That Bitch Ate My Cake
5. That Bitch Ate My Cake
August 12, 2018
After Officer Leath cracks down, an inmate fears her daughter will be taken away. A new pregnant inmate enters the program and is immediately targeted by the mean girls who accuse her of stealing a radio.
I Don't Want to See This Place Ever Again
4. I Don't Want to See This Place Ever Again
July 31, 2018
Stephanie finally has her day in court, hoping for the early release that will allow her to bring baby home.
Drugs Is the Devil
3. Drugs Is the Devil
July 24, 2018
Stephanie hopes for the early release that will enable her to bring her daughter home, even though she hasn't completed her drug abuse treatment; inmate nanny Ruthanne desperately wants to reunite with the son she hasn't seen in a year.
Gay For the Stay
2. Gay For the Stay
July 17, 2018
A program allows pregnant inmates to give birth and raise their babies inside a prison.
They Can Take Your Baby Away
1. They Can Take Your Baby Away
July 10, 2018
A controversial prison nursery program at the Indiana Women's Prison allows a few select inmates to raise their babies behind bars; one slip-up on Wee One's Unit 7 can result in an inmate mother losing her child.
Description

This reality series looks in on female convicts who give birth in prison and who are allowed to raise their children within the confines of correctional facilities. The series also follows the work of the staff who try to make this sad situation a little better. Born Behind Bars is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (10 episodes). The series first aired on July 10, 2018.

Where to Watch Born Behind Bars

Born Behind Bars is available for streaming on the A&E website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Born Behind Bars on demand at Amazon Prime, Amazon, Hulu, Vudu, A&E, Google Play, Apple TV and Pluto TV.

  • Premiere Date
    July 10, 2018
  • IMDB Rating
    8.1  (47)