Quality of obstetric and midwifery care for pregnant women who have undergone female genital mutilation

J Obstet Gynaecol. 2013 Jul;33(5):459-62. doi: 10.3109/01443615.2013.767785.


Despite the availability of professional guidelines for the pregnancy management of women affected by female genital mutilation (FGM), this study demonstrated major deficits in identification, management and safeguarding.

MeSH terms

  • Circumcision, Female / statistics & numerical data*
  • Delivery, Obstetric / statistics & numerical data*
  • Female
  • Guideline Adherence
  • Humans
  • London
  • Midwifery / standards*
  • Obstetrics / standards*
  • Practice Guidelines as Topic
  • Pregnancy
  • Retrospective Studies