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What is hypotonic labor

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miguel Cano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
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 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jalal Zuberi
Pediatrics 45 years experience
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
Dr. Louis Cooper
Pediatrics 48 years experience
How far pregnant?: Labor pains occur with regularity and feel like a hard muscle cramp--(your uterus). The intensity will increase as labor helps to bring the baby down... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Maternal-Fetal Medicine 26 years experience
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
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Dr. Padmavati Garvey
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Speeding up labor: The 'active management of labor' emerged in the 1990's when it was found that women who had their labors managed to deliver faster had fewer infection... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 42 years experience
Please ask your OB: Any regular contractions or increased discharge, if u and baby is ok if u go into labor before 37 weeks then your doc will try to stop it, if your wa... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics 46 years experience
It Depends: It really depends upon the cause, if discoverable.There are congenital hypotonias, where intellectually the child is fine, but physically there are de... Read More
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Dr. Padmavati Garvey
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30 %: The risk of having one spontaneous premature delivery is about 10%. The risk of having a recurrence can be 20-30%. There are several new development... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
Urgent Care 19 years experience
Call your doctor: Term is 37 weeks and if you are indeed contracting and dilated at 35 weeks you need to be in contact with your Obstetrician and perhaps go to the Eme... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia ii, do, ms
Geriatrics 21 years experience
Cramps: Cramping pain will occur in early labor.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Maternal-Fetal Medicine 26 years experience
Fetal/maternal size.: Large babies and small/large mothers have higher likelihood of prolonged labors. Other causes: maternal uterine fibroids, intraamniotic infections, ma... Read More

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