Increasing certified nurse-midwives' confidence in managing the obstetric care of women with female genital mutilation/cutting.

@article{Jacoby2013IncreasingCN,
  title={Increasing certified nurse-midwives' confidence in managing the obstetric care of women with female genital mutilation/cutting.},
  author={Susan D Jacoby and Amy Smith},
  journal={Journal of midwifery & women's health},
  year={2013},
  volume={58 4},
  pages={451-6}
}
INTRODUCTION In response to an increase in the number of women who immigrate to the United States from countries that practice female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C; infibulation), US clinicians can expand their knowledge and increase confidence in caring for women who have experienced infibulation. This article describes a comprehensive education program on FGM/C and the results of a pilot study that examined its effect on midwives' confidence in caring for women with infibulation… CONTINUE READING

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