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Implications for practice and research
More studies are needed to examine the experiences and needs of midwives to help guide the design of interventions for optimal care for women with female genital mutilation (FGM).
Multidisciplinary and integrated programmes involving midwives and their professional associations and other sectors, should develop strategies to help abandon and advocate against FGM.
FGM is a practice occurring in low and middle income countries (LMIC) and high income countries (HIC) and is associated with adverse obstetric outcomes, as well as a range of immediate and long-term complications for girls and women. Complications might include urinary tract infections, …
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