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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
10 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Very painful: At best - Labor pain can feel like really severe menstrual cramps. The cramping radiates from the pelvis to the back or the back to the pelvis. Withou ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kathryn Mercer
34 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
16-17 per 100,000: Published in the Lancet journal in 2010, the rate of maternal death in the US was 16.7 per 100,000 live births. Ranked 39th in the world, the higher m ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Variable: Childbirth can be quite painful. However, each childbirth a woman has can be quite different. My daughter had a small head - that was a relatively eas ... Read More
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
30 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Varies: DSome women have very little pain with contractions in labor and need no pain medication, but most women do have pain and benefit from some type of pa ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Vanko
34 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Maternal death: Women die in childbirth form blood clots to the lungs, sepsis, bleeding disorders, primary pulmonary hypertension. Lupus, preeclampsia, heart disease, ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raj Syal
Dr. Raj Syal answered
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Natural childbirth: Bradley is a method of childbirth that educates the patient on the birth process and methods to control the pain. Patients that are willing to learn ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wendy Askew
24 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not common in USA: The pain causes of death from childbirth are: amniotic fluid embolism, pulmonary embolism, hemorrhage, eclampsia, infections.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Extremely variable.: The childbirth experience can be quite different from one child to another (same woman). I found it painful - (but a small list of other problems have ... Read More
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Dr. Scott J. Wolfson
22 years experience Pediatrics
Travel with caution: You get get back to travel when you feel comfortable going on the trip. Get plenty of rest around your trip and keep yourself healthy. Take the same t ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miguel Cano
30 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Very Low: With modern medicine, your chances are very low. Receive good prenatal care which can identify conditions that place you at risk. Then the proper ar ... Read More
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Dr. Melissa Rankin
31 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Several choices: For those who want to experience as little pain as possible, there are several choices. Non-medical options include hypnotherapy, guided imagery and v ... Read More
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