Is there an association between female circumcision and perinatal death?

Bull World Health Organ vol.80 no.8 Genebra Aug. 2002 Is there an association between female circumcision and perinatal death? Birgitta Essén, Birgit Bödker, N-O. Sjöberg, Saemundur Gudmundsson, P-O. Östergren, & Jens Langhoff-Roos ABSTRACT OBJECTIVE: In Sweden, a country with high standards of obstetric care, the high rate of perinatal mortality among children of immigrant women from the Horn of Africa raises the question of whetherContinue reading “Is there an association between female circumcision and perinatal death?”

Perinatal mortality among immigrants from Africa´s Horn: The importance of experience, rationality, and tradition for risk assessment in pregnancy and childbirth

Perinatal mortality among immigrants from Africa´s Horn: The importance of experience, rationality, and tradition for risk assessment in pregnancy and childbirth Essén, Birgitta 2001. Doctoral dissertation. Department of Obstetric and Gynaecology, University Hospital, MAS, Lund University, 205 02 Malmö This thesis is an exploration of the possible effects of maternal country of origin on the riskContinue reading “Perinatal mortality among immigrants from Africa´s Horn: The importance of experience, rationality, and tradition for risk assessment in pregnancy and childbirth”