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Category: Labor and Childbirth

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How Long Does Induced Labor Usually Last?

There are times when a woman is pregnant that there are risks to either her or her baby. When this is the case, it is common for doctors to...

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Induced Labor Compared to Natural Labor

One of the main reasons that a woman is induced when she is pregnant is because she has not gone into labor after being pregnant for 42...

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Fetal distress and emergency C-section

c. While this can occur when labor begins, it is also possible for it to occur prior to labor. One of the main signs that the baby is in...

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Are Pregnancy Contractions Always Painful?

Women experience the labor process of a pregnancy in a number of different ways. Some women experience a very fast labor, meaning that they...

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Termination of Pregnancy by Dilatation and Curettage

When terminating a pregnancy, one popular procedure is dilation and curettage. During this procedure, tissue is removed from the inside of...

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Cesarean Section Method Advantages and Disadvantages

Cesarean sections are rising in popularity and many women are choosing to have them rather than having a vaginal birth. While there are...

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Cesarean Section and Postpartum Depression

Postpartum depression is something that many women experience after having a baby. In fact, 8 out of 10 women experience some form of it...

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Do Braxton Hick’s Contractions cause Dilation?

Braxton hick’s conceiving are common in pregnancies and do not cause any concern for the woman. However, they can be very deceiving and...