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 How long do contractions during labor last?

Answer They are usually under 60 seconds long.
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Contractions are intermittent painless uterine contractions that are not true labor pains?

You are 75 effaced and 1cm dilated and 35 weeks along how long till you go into labor i have lost my plug and having contractions here and there through out the day and night?

Answer I would suggest calling your doctor. it all depends on your body. however, i know your pretty much safe until your 100 effaced and 10 cms, but that can happen quickly.
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How can you be 4 and a half cm dilated effaced and in active labor but not be feeling any severely intense labor contractions?

Answer Because you are very lucky! All women are different. Some dilate to higher numbers and 100% effaced and don't feel a thing. Just luck of the draw. It doesn't mean anything is wrong or that t... Read More »
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I'm 36 wks. I took 4oz of castor oil last night at 930 it's been 12 hours. I was on the toilet all night but no contractions. is there a chance it will still work how long before i go in labor?

Too soon Although there is little scientific, peer-reviewed data to support the claim that castor oil can hasten the onset of labor, there is plenty of anecdotal information that it does. Many chi... Read More »
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