What happens during labor contractions?

Answer During a contraction, the infant experiences intense pressure that pushes it against the cervix, eventually forcing the cervix to stretch open. At the same time, the contractions cause the cervix t... Read More »

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How long do contractions during labor last?

What happens during labor?

The first stage of the birth process is called Labor, triggered by the hormone oxytocin. The muscular walls of the uterus starts to contract. The pressure breaks the amniotic sac, releasing the amn... Read More »

What happens during the second stage of labor?

Contractions are intermittent painless uterine contractions that are not true labor pains?