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Synonyms for labor

physical exertion that is usually difficult and exhausting

to exert one's mental or physical powers, usually under difficulty and to the point of exhaustion

to express at greater length or in greater detail

Synonyms for labor

an organized attempt by workers to improve their status by united action (particularly via labor unions) or the leaders of this movement

a political party formed in Great Britain in 1900

the federal department responsible for promoting the working conditions of wage earners in the United States

strive and make an effort to reach a goal

undergo the efforts of childbirth

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Magnesium sulfate would not delay the delivery and does not prevent preterm labor (1, 2).
The primary advantage of the March of Dimes database for this study of practice variation was that it provided detailed data on the clinical conditions of the preterm labor episode, so that the clinical indications for use of the obstetric interventions could be controlled in our study of practice variation.
In a review article on the role of structural determinants in preterm labor in Iran, the role of people's socioeconomic status, job and education has been mentioned.
Daniel Dufort, PhD, of McGill University in Montreal, is seeking to determine whether genetic mutations in a gene (Nodal) increase a woman's risk of preterm labor.
Thirty-five percent of infant deaths are associated with preterm labor.
6/7] weeks of gestation; symptoms of preterm labor (contractions, manifested by pain, balling up sensation, back pain, lower abdominal pressure, vaginal or rectal pressure, approximately every 4-5 min); and a chart available for review.
Drugs to arrest preterm labor, particularly terbutaline, are used in as many as 1 million pregnancies annually.
Signs that a woman may be experiencing preterm labor are frightening, but not uncommon, say doctors, and every case has to be approached as though the birth is actually happening until that possibility can be ruled out.
Women between the 24th and 34th weeks of pregnancy commonly develop the contractions or mild cervical dilation that may mark preterm labor, says Lockwood.
Roberto Romero and colleagues of the NICHD, NIH, and DHHS, aimed to identify prognostic and diagnostic biomarkers of preterm delivery in women with spontaneous preterm labor (PTL) and intact membranes.
Prenatal Diagnostics: Invasive testing, noninvasive testing, and rising maternal screening methods for preeclampsia and preterm labor utm_campaign=Diagnostics
DALLAS - Biweekly injections of 17-alpha-hydroxy-progesterone caproate, or 17P, did not significantly prolong pregnancy in a randomized open-label French study involving 188 women with an episode of successfully arrested preterm labor and a short cervix.
Early delivery attributable to preterm labor remains a significant cause of neonatal morbidity and mortality.
to prevent or reduce preterm labor or to prolong the duration of labor once preterm labor has been initiated," says Yallampalli.