Signs and Stages of Labor

Feeling anxious about labor is normal and to be expected. Knowing the signs and stages of real labor can help you manage.

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Bring It On

Although labor is a natural progress, you can try some techniques to help it along.

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The First Stage of Labor

Your baby is ready to make her way into the world. Take a look at how she starts her journey.

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How Will I Know I'm in Labor?

After anticpating this for so long, you may worry about not knowing when labor has finally started. Here are some clues.

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Failure to Progress

If your cervix doesn't dilate or your baby doesn't drop, your doctor may use some techniques to help speed up the process.

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