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My labor is stalled how do I get back into labor mode before going back to the hostipal?

My labor is stalled how do I get back into labor mode before going back to the hostipal?

It happens by itself: True labor will happen by itself, at the right time when the baby is full term. Either the contractions will start up and get stronger and stronger, and closer and closer in time; or the woman will be seeing her ob-gyn for the regular appointment. The website has a full explanation: http://www.Babies.Sutterhealth.Org/laboranddelivery/labor/ld_lbr-begins.Html. ...Read more

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What do back labor pains feel like?

What do back labor pains feel like?

Labor pains: most people describe it as bad back spasms of the lower back that last a minute or two ...Read more

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38 wks Possible to only experience labor on your back and not go to ur front?

38 wks Possible to only experience labor on your back and not go to ur front?

Early on : in early labor some feel the contractions in their back. Once active labor kicks in though it usually changes ...Read more

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Is back pain a symptom of labor?

Is back pain a symptom of labor?

Yes: Women at risk for preterm birth should always contact their OB physician if they suspect they are in labor or having any unusual discomfort or symptoms in the abdomen or back. ...Read more

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Is back labor a difficult labor?

Is back labor a difficult labor?

It can take longer: Back labor is when the back of the baby's head enters the birth canal facing down towards the rectum of the mother and does not rotate and comes out facing upwards. That type of birth often takes longer in the "pushing phase"(2nd stage) of labor and can get "stuck" more often resulting in a cesarean section. ...Read more

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Where exactly is back labor pain located?

Low back and pelvis: Low back and pelvic regions. Also the buttocks and thighs can be painful. ...Read more

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Where is labor pain in my back concentrated?

See below: "back labor" refers to the pain and discomfort that laboring women experience in their lower back. Although most women will feel a degree of achiness or slight cramping in the back at some point during labor, about a quarter of all women report experiencing severe discomfort in the lower back that is most intense during contractions and often painful between contractions. ...Read more

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Difference between normal backpain and back labor?

Difference between normal backpain and back labor?

Intensity: and location! The pain of "normal" back pain is usually "aching" and constant relieved only by rest , heat. etc Labor pain is "deep" , comes in "spasm"s and has no relationship to activity. Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more

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How can I tell the difference between normal back pain and back labor?

How can I tell the difference between normal back pain and back labor?

Not possible: 36 yo female queries difference between low back pain & "back labor", which might be lay term, but which is not a medical term or even a defined diagnostic disorder. Pregnant women have elevated secretion of an hormone, Relaxin, which loosens pelvic ligaments to prepare pelvus for ease of infant transit through birth canal. Major pelvic joints, sacroiliac joints, painfully sublux. See comments: ...Read more

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