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

labor pains (Am) npldoglie fpl
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The suspect identified as Josephine Nafula, who is married to a Kenyan man living in Kamukuywa, was brought to the hospital on Monday night by her mother-in-law after allegedly complaining of labour pains.
By the time of her next visit, she had completed 37 weeks of her pregnancy and had been complaining about labour pains. The on-duty doctor, however, refused to admit her.
The man's wife was not in the house as she had gone to the hospital after developing labour pains.
'My daughter-in-law was suffering from labour pains and despite my efforts to admit her, the hospital staff refused to do so,' she had maintained.
Summary: The woman started feeling labour pains on the hour-and-a-half long flight.
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.
Labour pains are recognised as the most severe pain a human being can feel.
Labour Pains: Resistance and Protest in Barbados, 1838-1904.
Level of previous experience of labour pains: Primi gravidas were 5.2%, second gravidas were 63.7%, third gravidas were 24.4% and multi gravidas were 2.2%.
Labour pains I AM a member of the Labour Party (for the time being anyway).
FORMER Commons speaker Baroness Boothroyd, now residing in that red leather dormitory known as the House of Lords, has described Tony Mulhearn as a "bully boy" without providing any evidence, as he points out in his letter (Labour pains, ECHO, August 26).
Background: In modern obstetrics alleviation of labour pains by simple, safe and effective means presents a unique problem.