labour pains


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Noun1.labour pains - a regularly recurrent spasm of pain that is characteristic of childbirthlabour pains - a regularly recurrent spasm of pain that is characteristic of childbirth
pang - a sharp spasm of pain
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labour pains

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In the meantime, he said, some sort of drip had been administered to his wife to manage the labour pains until the morning shift got to their duties.
Outback nurses deal with it all: broken limbs, labour pains, snake bites, sunburnt backpackers, lost explorers, vaccinations, and defibrillations--even the occasional crook cattle dog.
Sameera Bibi was experiencing labour pains at the time of entry and no doctors were available in the hospital on duty, following which she eventually had to give birth in front of the hospital gate during morning hours.
When she felt labour pains, the maid went into the bathroom and delivered the baby boy by herself," said a prosecutor.
Labour Pains challenges longstanding claims by scholars such as Bruce Hamilton and Claude Levy that black Barbadians' own conservatism explains their failure to undertake meaningful postemancipation revolutionary action.
1) Many pharmacological and non-pharmacological methods have been developed to alleviate the labour pains.
Labour pains I AM a member of the Labour Party (for the time being anyway).
Ferdinand Lamaze, a French obstetrician, encourages both parents to address their fears and emotions regarding childbirth so that they can work together as a team while dealing with the impending labour pains.
He read me a crossword clue in the middle of it, and I just wanted to throw a saucepan at his head" Actress Sophie, pictured, Winkleman was displeased with her husband, Lord Freddie Windsor, during her labour pains.
The 24-year-old woman, a labourer hailing from Vijayawada in Andhra Pradesh, had come to the hospital with her husband and two children, aged five and two years, after she experienced labour pains, but some nursing staff allegedly demanded Rs 1000 for her delivery, Dr Vallinayagam, Hospital Dean said.
CORONATION Street star Katy Cavanagh is expecting a child leaving show bosses with labour pains.
Background: In modern obstetrics alleviation of labour pains by simple, safe and effective means presents a unique problem.