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labor

verb apply oneself, attend to business, be diliient, be employed, be industrious, contendere, devote oneself to, do a job, do work, drudge, endeavor, engage in, exercise, exert energy, exert oneself, follow one's vocation, laborare, plod, plug away, ply, ply one's trade, strain, strive, struggle, toil, travail, work, work hard

labor

(Exertion), noun discipline, effort, endeavor, energy, enterprise, industry, mental toil, pains, strain, strife

labor

(Work), noun advocation, assignment, calling, craft, duty, employ, employment, job, line of business, line of work, occupation, profession, pursuit, responsibility, task, toil, trade, undertaking, vocation
Associated concepts: boycotts, closed shop, collective barraining, labor arbitration, labor dispute, labor organization, labor relations, labor union, lockout, open shop, scope of employment, skilled labor, terms and conditions of employment, union labor, union shop, wildcat strike, workken's compensation
See also: activity, effort, employment, endeavor, industry, job, persevere, struggle, work

LABOR. Continued operation; work.
     2. The labor and skill of one man is frequently used in a partnership, and valued as equal to the capital of another.
     3. When business has been done for another, and suit is brought to recover a just reward, there is generally contained in the declaration, a count for work and labor.
     4. Where penitentiaries exist, persons who have committed crimes are condemned to be imprisoned therein at labor.

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Many times, obstructed labor leads to fistulas; the pressure of the fetal head on the vaginal wall causes tissue necrosis, and fistulas develop between the vagina and the bladder or rectum after the necrotic tissue sloughs.
But a young girl whose pelvis is not fully developed may suffer prolonged or obstructed labor during childbirth that can kill or seriously harm both baby and mother.
Every year, Thomas, an OB, takes her vacation time and uses her own money to travel to Third World countries to treat pregnant women with vaginal fistula, a condition caused by prolonged obstructed labor without any medical assistance.
Stunting resulting from malnutrition may lead to inadequate pelvic growth and increase the risk of obstructed labor.
When obstructed labor occurs--as it does often when a woman has a malformed pelvis or a badly positioned child, or if her pelvis is too narrow for the baby's head--it can result in significant complications and even death for the baby and/or mother.
Most maternal deaths are due to five medical causes: severe bleeding (hemorrhage); infection; unsafe abortion complications; hypertensive disorders of pregnancy; and obstructed labor.
The Star said the main reasons for the deaths are excessive bleeding, obstructed labor, sepsis, complications during abortions and eclampsia.
Roemer says these findings fit with the theory that prolonged and obstructed labor may harm intellectual development later in life.
She co-founded the nonprofit organization African Women's Alliance in Support of Health (AWASH) to help the estimated three million women who suffer or die from vesicovaginal fistula, a condition that occurs as a result of obstructed labor.
Dr Roshan Ara Kazi said that one of the most serious injuries of childbirth, obstetric fistula is a hole in the birth canal caused by prolonged, obstructed labor due to the lack of timely and adequate medical care.
Most common indications were ruptured uterus due to obstructed labor (30.
Factors indicating risk for transfusion include preoperative anaemia, repeat caesareans, severe preeclampsia, obstructed labor and placenta previa.