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Lack of Consent and Forceps Extraction Injuries in Three Neonates in Mali

Forceps application can cause trauma both in neonate particularly when used inappropriately and by an unskillful practitioner. Anyway, the informed consent of the parturient have to be obtained prior to its use otherwise it will be unlawful. We report the case of three babies injured during forceps delivery and whose mothers did not consented before.

Author(s): Théra JP, Botti K, Diassana M