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What is the longest someone can expect to be in labour before they do a c-section?i keep hearing about 5 day labours :-( don't want that!

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Dr. Raj Syal
Dr. Raj Syalanswered
Obstetrics and Gynecology 33 years experience
No set time: I have never labored anyone for 5 days. Patients may have early contractions prior to real labor that may last 1-2 weeks.

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