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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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As the authors of this study point out, it is unclear why induction of labor is associated with an increased risk of cesarean delivery, but it may be related, in part, to the way induced labors are managed.
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.
This induced labor and management to settle, but negotiators cautioned that the accord could be abrogated by either party if they did not receive "assurances from the State consistent with Governor Cuomo's statement.
Unfortunately, many expectant mothers are not aware of the risks associated with early elective C-sections and induced labor.
The 28-year old new mom delivered her daughter after an induced labor.
births that result from artificially induced labor more than doubled from 1990 to 2008.
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.
Efforts to reduce the high cesarean delivery rate in the United States should target the prevention of unnecessary primary cesarean deliveries, including decreasing the rate of cesarean deliveries associated with a high rate of labor induction; avoiding cesarean section for dystocia before active phase of labor is established in nulliparous women, induced labor, and VBAC attempts; establishing a clinically accepted indication for performing cesarean delivery; and increasing access to patient education on trial of labor in women with a previous uterine scar and improving the success rate, according to the recommendations in the report.
And the cesarean births occur more often with induced labor, he says.