Obstetric management of women with female genital mutilation

@article{Rashid2007ObstetricMO,
  title={Obstetric management of women with female genital mutilation},
  author={Mumtaz Rashid and Mohammed H. Rashid},
  journal={The Obstetrician \& Gynaecologist},
  year={2007},
  volume={9}
}
• Female genital mutilation is the partial or total removal of the female genitalia for non‐medical reasons. • The practice is illegal in the United Kingdom. • It is estimated that one woman dies every 10 minutes from the sequelae of the procedure. • Healthcare professionals require adequate training in the clinical management of women with this condition and they also need to demonstrate great cultural sensitivity. • In types III and IV the narrowed vaginal opening is likely to cause obstetric… 
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