Does labor hurt?

Answer Absolutely, it is probably the worst pain you will ever feel... BUT totally worth it once your baby is in your arms. Epidurals make it so much better, but may not always work for getting rid of the... Read More »

Top Q&A For: Does labor hurt

Scale of 1 - 10 (ten being the worst pain possible) how bad does labor hurt?

this is a definitive 10+...but hold on! It's a different pain, as it has a known ending and reason. And it varies, unlike say a broken bone or migraine headache. When I was in transition, in betw... Read More »

Will labor hurt worse if you give birth at 11?

Answer I'm sure it would. Your body is under developed in a reproduction sense.

Will using an IV for pain during labor hurt the baby?

Intravenous pain medications have certain side effects. Most of the ones used in labor and delivery are not harmful to the fetus.

What does research say about pregnant women who are in good physical condition while in labor and recovering from labor?

They aren't as stressed as a normal women giving birth, and they aren't in as much pain as a normal women giving birth. (This question is only asked at Niles West)