TITLE

Genital mutilation may raise awkward issues for MDs after birth

AUTHOR(S)
Younger-Lewis, Catherine
PUB. DATE
October 1997
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/15/97, Vol. 157 Issue 8, p1013
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Describes the issue of genital mutilation that was discussed at an international conference hosted by the Federation of Medical Women of Canada. The question of resuturing women, who have undergone female genital mutilation (FGM) before puberty, and deliver a baby vaginally; The difference in beliefs between immigrant women and the North American medical profession.
ACCESSION #
9710222764

 

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