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Where is labor pain in my back concentrated?

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Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management
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"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.

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"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.
Dr. David Rosenfeld
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Dr. PHILLIP KIM
Family Medicine
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In brief: Baby

The pressure and additional weight produced by the baby in the enlarged uterus translates force to the lower back.

In brief: Baby

The pressure and additional weight produced by the baby in the enlarged uterus translates force to the lower back.
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