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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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2% Successful VBAC when trial of labor is attempted 70.
For hospitals that have policies against a trial of labor, or that are prohibitive in terms of a trial of labor, one category that can be viewed very differently is that of women with a history of previous vaginal birth, Dr.
They were significantly less likely to be given a trial of labor if they were younger than age 20 (0.
One woman who had a repeat cesarean without a trial of labor died from pulmonary embolism.
A failed trial of labor was 45 times more likely in women with evidence of labor dystocia and twice as likely in women who received Pitocin.
Some institutions will not allow a trial of labor after cesarean without an operative report showing a low transverse scar.
In a draft statement titled, "Vaginal Birth After Cesarean: New Insights," released in March, the panel affirmed that a trial of labor is a reasonable option for many women with a prior cesarean delivery.
The panel estimated that 70%-75% of pregnant women should be eligible for a trial of labor after a previous cesarean.
MIAMI BEACH -- A trial of labor should be considered an option for women with a history of prior cesarean delivery when preterm delivery is anticipated, Dr.
WASHINGTON -- Any decision between cesarean delivery by maternal request or trial of labor ultimately lies with the woman, once the potential risks and benefits associated with C-section have been discussed, concluded an independent panel of experts on cesarean section.