What causes labor to start?

Answer 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 »

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What causes difficult labor?

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 »

What Are the Causes of Child Labor in Southeast Asia?

Child labor is strife in many Southeast Asian countries, including Vietnam, Thailand, Philippines, Papua New Guinea, Myanmar, Malaysia, Laos, Indonesia and Cambodia. Children work on construction p... Read More »

Im 35 weeks and im 3 cm and 100 effaced when will labor start and should you take castor oil to start it?

You are still a couple weeks off of wanting to have ur baby. If i were you I would wait one more week...i know that sounds like alot but im 2cm dialated 60 percent effaced and 33 weeks and they put... Read More »

What makes labor start?

There are a lot of different factors... but here's one of the major things that happens hormonally between baby and mother to initiate labor. Cortisol from the baby's adrenal glands rises towards ... Read More »