A 30-year-old female asked:
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i always have intense menstrual cramp evry mon which lasts 2 days.now am preg and expecting baby in nov.am i abl to mang labor pain without medicatn?

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Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience Family Medicine
Sure: Labor is painful but if you are determined to go natural there should be no reason why you can't. Be sure to have some coping skills practiced up for when you are in labor - birthing classes teach these. And you can always change your mind mid-labor (unless baby is coming too fast).
Answered on Jun 25, 2014

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