Denniston, et al eds. University of Illinois Press. It had been a full year where simply stepping into the office gave me an overwhelming feeling of heaviness and all-consuming dread. According to the study, FGM was associated with an increased risk to the mother of damage to the perineum and excessive blood loss , as well as a need to resuscitate the baby, and stillbirth , perhaps because of a long second stage of labour. Typically carried out by a traditional circumciser using a blade, FGM is conducted from days after birth to puberty and beyond. Carey; Teklemariam, Mamae 19 January These lawsuits are ridiculous.