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Why do some people say they feel no pain in labor?
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Dr. Colin Kerr
Family Medicine
In brief: Labor pain
It is because some people actually do not feel pain.
Pain is very subjective. You have it if you think you have it. You are also likely to have it if you know that everyone else thinks you will have pain during labor. But there are a substantial number of women who can so tune into the natural, optimistic, exciting associations connected with labor that they do not tune into any pain sensations.

In brief: Labor pain
It is because some people actually do not feel pain.
Pain is very subjective. You have it if you think you have it. You are also likely to have it if you know that everyone else thinks you will have pain during labor. But there are a substantial number of women who can so tune into the natural, optimistic, exciting associations connected with labor that they do not tune into any pain sensations.
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