Clearinghouse Resource

Title

Management of Pregnancy, Childbirth and the Postpartum Period in the Presence of Female Genital Mutilation

Authors/Editors

World Health Organization (WHO)

Publisher(s)

Geneva, Switzerland: World Health Organization

Source Information (Journal Title, Date, Length)

2001, 48 pages

Description of Resource

This resource outlines the major health complications of female genital mutilation (FGM) associated with pregnancy, childbirth and the postpartum period. The report defines the essential package of care required to manage and/or prevent these complications in settings where resources are limited and discusses service barriers and other problems in providing care. (Description from source.)

Languages

English

Availability

http://www.who.int/reproductivehealth/publications/maternal_perinatal_health/RHR_01_13_/en/