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by The Spin Studio
Happy Hour with Lucy & Nikki

I Had A Baby in Prison ft. Jessica Kent

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Hey Punters, today's episode is one of the most interesting guests we have ever had on. Jess Kent is a 31 year old ex-felon, who was addicted to drugs from the age of 13 and was arrested for 3 serious felonies and after 3 weeks in prison found out she was 5 weeks pregnant. In this chat Jess talks to us about the day she had her daughter in prison, what it was like getting arrested and how hard she worked to build the life she has now.

Trigger Warning: Please note this episode contains discussions about addiction, drug use, depression and trauma.
Contact LIFELINE : 13 11 14 for support if you are experiencing a personal crisis.


Breakdown of this episode
- Jess takes us back to the beginning & tells how one drink changed her life
- Addiction
- The day Jess got arrested
- First day in jail
- Withdrawals & detoxing from drugs
- When Jess found out she was pregnant in jail
- Being pregnant in prison
- Staying sober for her unborn baby
- The day Jess went in to labor and had her baby in prison
- Having to give her daughter up and how that impacted Jess mentally
- Jess discusses what it was like getting released from prison
- Getting a job and working towards getting custody of her daughter
- Jess' relationship with her family now
- Things you may not know about prison

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CREDITS:

Hosts:Lucy Jackson @Lucykatejackson & Nikki Westcott @nikkiwestcottt @wethe_wildones
Guests: Jessica Kent @jesken12

This podcast is part of The Spin Studio network @thespinstudionetwork
Executive Producer: Courtney Mangan @courtneymangan

Technical Producer: Adam Gauder @adamgauder

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Episode 175

by The Spin Studio