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International Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

International Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Open Access

ISSN: 2329-9096

Viridiane Bankole

Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Centre National Hospitalier Universitaire, Cotonou, Benin

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  • Research Article   
    Abdominal Strap and Perineum Care after Delivery in Beninese Traditions
    Author(s): Etienne H. Alagnide*, Salif Gandema, Didier D. Niama Natta, Yollande Djivoh, Viridiane Bankole and Toussaint G. Kpadonou

    Background: Several traditional methods are used for the preventive or curative management of the anatomical and physiological alterations which can occur with women after delivery, especially on abdominal strap and the perineum. Objective: To study methods used in the departments of Oueme and Plateau in Benin. Method: Prospective transversal study, descriptive and analytical. It consisted to interview, from February to July 2016, women who gave birth at least once and since at least three months, living in the departments of Oueme and Plateau in Benin and who consented to participate to the study. Dependent variables collected were the use or not of traditional methods for the management of abdominal strap and perineal alterations after delivery. Results: Women of the study were 3.. View More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2329-9096.20.8.577

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