What causes difficult labor?

Answer Difficult labor is commonly caused by one of the three following conditions: abnormalities in the mother's birth canal; abnormalities in the position of the fetus; or abnormalities in the labor, in... Read More »

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What is another name for painful and difficult labor?

What is the medical term meaning difficult labor or delivery?

The medical term that refers to a difficult labor and delivery is dystocia.

How do you call a difficult child birth labor?

All child birth is called labor. A difficult child birth is called difficult labor. Child labor is quit a different thing - the employment of children full time at economic work in, for example, f... Read More »

What causes labor to start?

Labor, parturition, begins with the onset of complex interactions between the placenta and fetus, triggered by the mother. Progesterone form the mother inhibits contraction of the uterus; the effec... Read More »