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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miguel Cano
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not pain-free: Don't get suckered, labor hurts. How different women cope with pain is what varies. It is possible to deliver without drugs or epidural but some women ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. William Jurewitz
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Labor induction: Labor induction might be induced in a number of situations. It's usually recommended when conditions for the baby in the uterus are dangerous. Some of ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
6-36 hours: It really depends on the number baby it is for you, the size of the baby, etc.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jalal Zuberi
44 years experience Pediatrics
Quite painful : According to some people, labor pain is like a pain you never experience in any other condition. It start at the onset of labour with contractions of ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pitocin (oxytocin) use: Induction involves the use of a drug(pitocin) to stimulate contractions when pregnancies exceed 42 documented weeks or electively at the time of fetal ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Fetal control.: Current theories (supported by pretty conclusive data) suggest that the fetus is in control of labor initiation at term and preterm (in most cases wit ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Check out these: Links. Best wishes! http://www.ghc.org/healthandwellness/?item=/common/healthandwellness/pregnancy/birth/laborstages.html. http://www.welcomebabyhome ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
If you don't want CS: Anytime you are pregnant and do not want/need cesarean section, you undergo a trial of labor. This has its own risks and should only be attempted in a ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. William Jurewitz
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Labor: Labor is extremely variable. It can be as short as 1 hour (lucky) or as long as two days or more. These are both extremes though. For a first baby lab ... Read More
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Finke
14 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Relax!: Some labors are faster than others. There are meds used to make contractions stronger and more frequent. There is evidence that breaking bag of wate ... Read More
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