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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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Groups 1 Nulliparous, single cephalic, >37 wks in spontaneous labor 2 Nulliparous, single cephalic, >37 wks, induced or CS before labor 3 Multiparous (excluding previous CS), single cephalic, >37 weeks in spontaneous labor 4 Multiparous (excluding previous CS), single cephalic, >37 weeks, induced or CS before labor 5 Previous CS, single cephalic, >37 weeks 6 All nulliparous breeches 7 All multiparous breeches (including previous CS) 8 All multiple pregnancies (including previous CS) 9 All abnormal lies (including previous CS) 10 All single cephalic, <36 wks (including previous CS) Table 2: Overall CS rate (%) 518/2545 - 20.
Prelabor rupture of membranes (PROM) occurs in approximately 10% of pregnancies, and 90% of patients enter spontaneous labor within 24 hrs7.
Thus, preparations for labor start at about 8 to 12 days prior to the onset of spontaneous labor as indicated by AFOD surge and its duration.
8% (16) of the deliveries were augmented after spontaneous labor started; 7.
Because labor induction is known to be associated with higher operative delivery rates, there was concern that the effects of epidural analgesia in induced labor might be different than its effects in spontaneous labor, Dr.
4 percent among the 747 women who went into spontaneous labor.
A 28-year-old woman (G2P1) at 40 weeks' gestation presents in spontaneous labor.
Previous to authorization from the Ethics Committee, 400 late-term pregnant women were recruited who were classified as ASA I-II with the fetus in cephalic presentation, in the first stage of spontaneous labor and who requested EA.
Among 80 women randomized to expectant management, after excluding 1 lost to follow-up, 44% were admitted in spontaneous labor and 17.
Increased Rate of Uterine Rupture Decreased Rate of Uterine Rupture Classic hysterotomy Spontaneous labor Two or more caesarean deliveries Prior vaginal delivery Single-layer closure Longer interpregnancy interval Induction of labor Preterm delivery Use of prostaglandins Short interpregnancy interval Infection at prior caesarean delivery
Maternal body mass index in the first trimester and risk of cesarean delivery in nulliparous women in spontaneous labor.
The mother went into spontaneous labor at 41 weeks and delivered by assisted vaginal breech delivery; a fresh stillbirth weighing 2215 grams.

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