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730 ILCS 125/17.8

    (730 ILCS 125/17.8)
    Sec. 17.8. Prisoner post-partum recovery requirements. The sheriff shall ensure that, for a period of 72 hours after the birth of an infant by a prisoner:
        (1) the infant is allowed to remain with the
prisoner, unless a medical professional determines doing so would pose a health or safety risk to the prisoner or infant; and
        (2) the prisoner has access to any nutritional or
hygiene-related products necessary to care for the infant, including diapers.
(Source: P.A. 101-652, eff. 7-1-21.)