The Obstetric Consequences of Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

@inproceedings{Berg2013TheOC,
  title={The Obstetric Consequences of Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis},
  author={Rigmor C Berg and Vigdis Underland},
  booktitle={Obstetrics and gynecology international},
  year={2013}
}
Various forms of female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) have been performed for millennia and continue to be prevalent in parts of Africa. Although the health consequences following FGM/C have been broadly investigated, divergent study results have called into question whether FGM/C is associated with obstetric consequences. To clarify the present state of empirical research, we conducted a systematic review of the scientific literature and quantitative meta-analyses of the obstetric… CONTINUE READING
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