labor pains


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Synonyms for labor pains

a regularly recurrent spasm of pain that is characteristic of childbirth

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The teacher said: "At seven o'clock on the first day of school I felt I was bleeding, and started having labor pains.
Crossroads: Labor Pains of a New Worldview is a documentary exploring the depths of the current human condition and the emergence of a worldview that is recreating our world from the inside out.
The young Orthodox Jewish couple was heading to a Brooklyn hospital because Raizel, who was seven months pregnant, was experiencing labor pains.
After a series of flops, including I Know Who Killed Me and Georgia Rule, Lohan will be hoping Labor Pains marks the beginning of her career revival.
While many believe that war might merely be labor pains for birth, Myers claims: "Not so, counters Jesus: Despite the cataclysmic trappings, war changes nothing and is manifestly not a sign of world transformation.
Just as my labor pains were also painful, and I knew that a baby was going to come at the end of those pains, with hot flashes, I knew that the crone was going to come at the end of those flashes.
It recounted the morning her first child was born in 1940, when she went from hiding by the Underground to being taken by ambulance to the hospital with severe labor pains.
We celebrate that life with parties, meals, cakes and gifts, not a reenactment of morning sickness and labor pains.
She was hoping the baby could wait, but her labor pains were only five minutes apart while taking the test.
I was not in a very good mood after returning from the hospital half-dead, after 18 hours of labor and intense labor pains - still pregnant," she wrote.