Journal of Basic and Clinical Reproductive Sciences

Journal of Basic and Clinical Reproductive Sciences

Timothy A.O Oluwasola

Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, College of Medicine, University of Ibadan, Nigeria


  • Original Article
    Knowledge and Perception of Pregnant Women to Episiotomy in Ibadan
    Author(s): Timothy A.O Oluwasola* and Folasade A Bello

    Background: Episiotomy is the most common obstetric procedure for prevention of perineal laceration during childbirth. In order to further involve women in the decision-making process for their care, understanding their perception of common obstetric procedures will contribute to practical discussions on the gaps that need to be filled. Methods: Cross-sectional descriptive survey of consenting pregnant women attending antenatal clinic at the University College Hospital, Ibadan. Information on their socio-demographic data, knowledge and perception about episiotomy was obtained using an interviewer-administered questionnaire. Data analysis was done with SPSS version 18.0. Results: A total of 304 women were interviewed, of which 199 (65.5%) had ever heard about episiotomy. Among those ever heard, 62 (31.2%) have had persona.. Read More»

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