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How will I know if I am in labor?

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Dr. Padmavati Garvey
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: You will know

If you have to ask "am i in labor?" then chances are that you are not in active labor.

In brief: You will know

If you have to ask "am i in labor?" then chances are that you are not in active labor.
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
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Dr. Jeannette Lager
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Remember the 611

Signs of labor include contractions that occur every 6 minutes lasting 1 minute for 1 hour. One way to remember this is: 6-1-1.
When the contractions get stronger, it is difficult to talk through them. It is a good sign, when you have to stop talking, stop walking and take slow, deep breaths.

In brief: Remember the 611

Signs of labor include contractions that occur every 6 minutes lasting 1 minute for 1 hour. One way to remember this is: 6-1-1.
When the contractions get stronger, it is difficult to talk through them. It is a good sign, when you have to stop talking, stop walking and take slow, deep breaths.
Dr. Jeannette Lager
Dr. Jeannette Lager
Thank
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