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What are contractions?

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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Labor process: Contractions arise from the smooth muscle of the uterus rhythmically to expell a fetus when mature. It is also know as labor.

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How to tell if I am having contractions?

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Labor contractions: Labor contractions become strong, regular and don't cease until delivery.

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