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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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Hypnosis: practical applications and theoretical considerations in normal labor.
We have also seen women go through what seemed to be a completely normal labor with effectively progressing contractions and not a single sign of labor dysfunction, but the mother struggled with excruciating pain in her back for some or all of her labor experience.
This edition has a new chapter on assessing progress in labor by Suzy Myers (Seattle Midwifery School and Seattle Home Maternity Service & Childbirth Center), and new sections on managing labor pain, normal labor, and additional positions and maneuvers.
We're hoping now, since the fire lines closest to the ranch are holding steady and conditions are improving as far as the ranch is concerned, that our normal Labor Day business will be as good as it can be," he said.
Ignoring that bias, it is possible to read the suggestions for interventions and feel that there may be new tools to use for low-risk women with slowly progressive not normal labor.
5 to 2 times your normal labor costs - so it affects profitability.
But physicians remain divided over the safety of normal labor and vaginal delivery in patients with a history of multiple C-sections, fearing an increased risk of uterine rupture or serious scar separation.
When used in home environments by healthy pregnant women, it was found to provide an overall prediction of the onset of normal labor between 14 and seven days in advance.
During the active phase of normal labor, the cervix may dilate as slowly as 0,5 cm/hr It is important for obstetricians to know when labor is progressing too slowly, so that they can optimally manage protraction and arrest disorders of the first stage, thereby improving maternal and newborn outcomes.
The appendices contain useful resources recommended for additional reading; helpful charts summarizing the benefits, risks, and alternatives of different medications used during labor; and an easy-to-digest table explaining what to anticipate during a normal labor without pain medications, including physical and emotional signposts, as well as coping and comfort measures for mom and her partner and/or doula.
The development of mild acidosis through the stages of normal labor is analogous to an adult walking, jogging, and then sprinting.
He also discusses normal labor and delivery (including pain management) and such complications as prolonged labor, shoulder dystocia, malpresentation, maternal fever, postpartum hemorrhage, and perineal laceration and episiotomy.