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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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Early elective deliveries by induced labor or Caesarean sections increase the risk of breathing and feeding problems and blood infections, which may result in longer and costlier hospital stays and even long-term health problems.
The time it took for dilation to increase 1 cm in latent labor (<6 cm dilation) was significantly longer in induced labors, compared with spontaneous labors.
In a series of 796 consecutive women with induced labor who requested early pain relief, the operative delivery rates were similar in those who did and did not receive early labor epidural analgesia (28% and 27%, respectively), Dr.
If you and your physician elect to try natural or induced labor, your baby's condition will be closely monitored.
A scene from the Egyptian movie "Tale' Senay" -- DIFF press release CAIRO -- 7 January 2018: The Egyptian movie "Tale' Senay" (Induced Labor) grossed LE 1,195,000 in its first four days.
LAS VEGAS -- Adding 5% dextrose to the hydrating solution given to worn en undergoing induced labor safely led to a median 76-minute decrease in labor duration in a single-center randomized study.
The producer, who also directed all the episodes in the Emmy-nominated series' current run, said he could not believe they were able to pull off the scene where Joanna Wellick (Stephanie Corneliussen) induced labor in season 1, episode 8.
Moms of late preterm infants are more likely to suffer from postpartum depression, and the procedures for intentionally delivering babies early (induced labor or cesarean sections) carry higher complication risks than full-term vaginal delivery.
Informed consent was incomplete: induced labor increases the risks of hyperstimulation of labor, failure to progress, and cesarean delivery.
But a new study has revealed that inducing labor in the weeks around term, or from week 39 to week 41, is not connected with higher rates of cesarean section compared with waiting for a later spontaneous or induced labor.
And the cesarean births occur more often with induced labor, he says.
In the past thirteen years, the proportion of births resulting from an induced labor has doubled: one baby in five is now born after the birth process has been started by a drug.