labor pains

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Noun1.labor pains - a regularly recurrent spasm of pain that is characteristic of childbirthlabor pains - a regularly recurrent spasm of pain that is characteristic of childbirth
pang - a sharp spasm of pain
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Sibuyan narrated how she was able to take exams last March 11 at the Mary Chiles College in Sampaloc, Manila while, at the same time, feeling labor pains.
Cordero, a resident of Purok Quatro in Barangay Poblacion in Guipos town, had earlier taken a tricycle from her house as she was already having labor pains.
Proctor told BBC she started experiencing labor pains on Monday, two weeks prior to the delivery date.
He said C-sections have many pros, namely reducing labor pains and shorter labor times of up to 30 minutes, while some of the many cons include high surgery costs.
Neibourer 6 4.4 Relatives 16 11.9 Like 53 39.3 May like 60 44.4 Would you like Not at all 16 11.9 to deliver Wants to 6 4.4 without pains deliver without suffering Labor pains Are you ready to listen the Ready 135 100.0 information Are you ready Not at all 67 49.6 for epidural Ready 44 32.6 labour Ready to 24 17.8 analgesia?
The pregnant woman was rushed to a medical clinic in Varzaneh, a small town near Esfahan, after experiencing severe labor pains. The clinic summoned the helicopter to take her to a hospital in Esfahan.
Michael Hogan (ed.), Labor Pains: Early Conference and Executive Reports of the Labor Party of NSW, vol.
Sarkar, 31, who wasn't expecting to deliver for another two weeks, was having what she thought were false labor pains, when she and her husband decided to play it safe and check in with her doctor.
To a primigravid patient, initial onset of labor pains can be construed as abdominal colic or gas pain.
I read with interest "Labor Pains: What Wisconsin tells us about Catholic support for unions" (August 2011) and must take exception to Michael Novak's statement that public sector unions "have no competition, so it's like extortion."