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Is slower than normal labor a symptom for a specific condition?
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Dr. Marilynn Frederiksen
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
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In brief: Longer labors
Longer labors are seen in some obstetrical conditions such as twins or larger babies.
Longer labors are not associated with any specific medical conditions.

In brief: Longer labors
Longer labors are seen in some obstetrical conditions such as twins or larger babies.
Longer labors are not associated with any specific medical conditions.
Dr. Marilynn Frederiksen
Dr. Marilynn Frederiksen
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Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Increasingly common.
Prolonged labors are increasingly common nowadays, as more women postpone childbearing until their late thirties or even forties, by which time their weight for height is typically increased.
Prolonged labor is frequently a harbinger of cephalopelvic disproportion and cesarean section.

In brief: Increasingly common.
Prolonged labors are increasingly common nowadays, as more women postpone childbearing until their late thirties or even forties, by which time their weight for height is typically increased.
Prolonged labor is frequently a harbinger of cephalopelvic disproportion and cesarean section.
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
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