Labor, delivery and postpartum complications in nulliparous women with female genital mutilation admitted to Karamara Hospital

Ethiop Med J. 2017 Jan;55(1):11-7. Labor, delivery and postpartum complications in nulliparous women with female genital mutilation admitted to Karamara Hospital. Gudu W, Abdulahi M. ABSTRACT Objectives: To assess labor, delivery and postpartum complications in nulliparous women with FGM/C and evaluate the attitude of mothers towards elimination of FGM. Methods: A prospective hospital based studyContinue reading “Labor, delivery and postpartum complications in nulliparous women with female genital mutilation admitted to Karamara Hospital”

Australian midwives’ perspectives on managing obstetric care of women living with female genital circumcision/mutilation

Health Care Women Int. 2016 Jul 22:1-14. [Epub ahead of print] Australian midwives’ perspectives on managing obstetric care of women living with female genital circumcision/mutilation Ogunsiji O ABSTRACT Female genital mutilation (FGM) or female circumcision is a global health issue with increasing international migration of affected women and girls to countries unfamiliar with the practice.Continue reading “Australian midwives’ perspectives on managing obstetric care of women living with female genital circumcision/mutilation”

“FGM must now be reported but reinfibulation guidance is needed”

Nurs Times. 2015 Mar 4-10;111(10):7. “FGM must now be reported but reinfibulation guidance is needed” Richens Y EXTRACT Since its inception, it has lobbied for a confidential national reporting system. There were two reasons for this: the first is that as a group of clinicians, we could not provide effective evidence-based care for women ifContinue reading ““FGM must now be reported but reinfibulation guidance is needed””

A mixed-method synthesis of knowledge, experiences and attitudes of health professionals to Female Genital Mutilation

J Adv Nurs. 2015 Oct 5. doi: 10.1111/jan.12823. [Epub ahead of print] A mixed-method synthesis of knowledge, experiences and attitudes of health professionals to Female Genital Mutilation Reig-Alcaraz M, Siles-González J, Solano-Ruiz C. AIM: To synthesize knowledge, attitudes and experiences of health professionals about Female Genital Mutilation. BACKGROUND: Despite the World Health Organization campaigning toContinue reading “A mixed-method synthesis of knowledge, experiences and attitudes of health professionals to Female Genital Mutilation”

Voices – Join forces to help stop female genital mutilation, says Jane Cummings

Nurs Stand. 2015 Aug 12;29(50):24. doi: 10.7748/ns.29.50.24.s24. Voices – Join forces to help stop female genital mutilation, says Jane Cummings. Cummings J ABSTRACT At this time of year, some young girls may be taken abroad to undergo female genital mutilation. This article can be accessed in this LINK

FGM: dispelling the myths; exploring the facts

Pract Midwife. 2015 Jul-Aug;18(7):18-20. FGM: dispelling the myths; exploring the facts. Dixon-Wright R. ABSTRACT Female genital mutilation is a process that affects our practice. It is becoming more common in our ever-diversifying population and therefore education is vitally important to be able to put robust care plans in place. Understanding the psychological and physical difficultiesContinue reading “FGM: dispelling the myths; exploring the facts”

An explorative study of Sudanese midwives’ motives, perceptions and experiences of re-infibulation after birth

Midwifery. 2004, 20(4); 299–311. An explorative study of Sudanese midwives’ motives, perceptions and experiences of re-infibulation after birth Berggren V, Abdel Salam G, Bergström S, Johansson E, Edberg A ABSTRACT Objective: to explore Sudanese midwives’ motives for and perceptions and experiences of re-infibulation after birth and to elucidate its context and determinants. Design: triangulation ofContinue reading “An explorative study of Sudanese midwives’ motives, perceptions and experiences of re-infibulation after birth”

A qualitative study of women’s lived experience after deinfibulation in the UK

Midwifery. 2013, 29(2); 154–158 A qualitative study of women’s lived experience after deinfibulation in the UK Safari F ABSTRACT Objective: to explore women’s experiences of deinfibulation and its aftermath. Design: a qualitative study using semi-structured interviews with data collection via audio-recording and field notes. The audio-recorded interviews were transcribed verbatim and analysed using Interpretive PhenomenologicalContinue reading “A qualitative study of women’s lived experience after deinfibulation in the UK”

Management of type III female genital mutilation in Birmingham, UK: A retrospective audit

Midwifery. 2014, 30(3):282–288 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.midw.2013.04.008 Management of type III female genital mutilation in Birmingham, UK: A retrospective audit Paliwal P, Ali S, Bradshaw S, Hughes A, Jolly K ABSTRACT Objectives: to audit clinical management of women with type III female genital mutilation (FGM) according to local guidelines. Secondary objectives were to describe the population thatContinue reading “Management of type III female genital mutilation in Birmingham, UK: A retrospective audit”