Woman learns of miscarriage after jail denies her ultrasound

“Julie Arseneau says she was refused access to a doctor when she started bleeding at jail.

A woman who was pregnant while in the Miramichi women's jail said she was denied access to a doctor after she started to bleed and later learned she lost her baby.

Julie Arseneau of Edmundston was arrested Oct. 16, when she was two months pregnant. She was charged with breaking and entering and breach of probation.

The next day, while at a court appearance in Edmundston, the 21-year-old started bleeding and was immediately transported to hospital.”

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Grace Szucs