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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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There are numerous reasons that influence the decision to proceed with either a trial of labor after previous cesarean delivery or ERCS delivery.
Similarly there are local studies conducted by Siddiqui SA15, who observed the obstetric risk factors for unsuccessful trial of labor following previous caesarean and found that success of VBAC decreases with increasing estimated fetal weight.
Both the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists of Canada state that women with 1 previous low-transverse cesarean section should be offered a trial of labor after appropriate counseling of the risks and benefits.
The remaining 15 women delivered vaginally, giving a rate for successful trial of labor after cesarean section (TOLAC) of 83%.
Uterine rupture during induced trial of labor among women with previous cesarean delivery.
Specific outcomes of interest regarding trial of labor after c/section are successful VBAC, uterine rupture, hysterectomy, maternal mortality and neonatal outcomes.
Based on the best research we have, as compared with trial of labor, approximately 370 welective repeat cesarean sectins would have to be performed to avoid 1 symptomatic uterine rupture.
Farmer RM, Kirschbaum T, Potter D, et al: Uterine rupture during trial of labor after previous cesarean section, Am J Obstet Gynecol 1991; 165:996
Recent trends in cesarean birth and trial of labor rates in the United States.
The trial of labor rate was 9%, 42%, and 61 % in the 3 categories, respectively (P<.
Based on studies of a trial of labor after cesarean, conducted after the 1960s, the rate of VBACs increased.
A trial of labor in cases of previous caesarean section has been accepted as a way to reduce the overall caesarean section rate.