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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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Some studies reported that low levels of magnesium may be associated with preterm labor, neonatal weight lost and leg cramp7-9.
Women with history of preterm labor, preterm premature rupture of membranes ( PPROM), in utero diethylstilbestrol (DES) exposure, or collagen disorders (e.
When controlling for maternal age, women with endometriosis experienced an increased risk of preterm labor, placenta previa, and cesarean section compared with women without endometriosis.
A number of studies have reported increased concentrations of certain cytokines, most notably interleukin 6 (IL-6) in the serum and amniotic fluid of patients with preterm labor [12-16].
Women, faced with identifying and responding to preterm labor symptoms, have communicated the profound sense of responsibility for preventing preterm birth and the "aloneness" they have felt as they struggled with when/if they should "do something" (Palmer & Carty, 2006).
It presents empirical and theoretical rationales for use of hypnosis in preterm labor (PTL) and labor and delivery at term.
Safety and efficacy of oral nifedipine versus terbutaline injection in preterm labor.
Francois d'Assise Hospital in Quebec City showed that immediate complication rates and preterm labor rates were similar to those after open appendectomies, Dr.
The so-called PREEMIE Act aims to reduce the rates of preterm labor and delivery and works toward an "evidence-based standard of care for pregnant women at risk of preterm labor or other serious complications, and for infants born preterm and at a low birthweight.
In one of its most important provisions, the bill authorizes a Surgeon General's conference at which scientific and clinical experts from the public and private sectors will sit down together to formulate a national action agenda de signed to speed development of prevention strategies for preterm labor and delivery," Jennifer L.
For the women who practiced yoga, birth weights of 2,500 grams or more were higher, preterm labor was lower, intrauterine growth retardation (IUGR) and pregnancy induced hypertension (PIH) associated with IUGR was also lower in the yoga group.
Significant increases in the median concentration of cell-free fetal DNA have been reported in pregnancies bearing aneuploid fetuses (2, 3), in those affected by or at risk for preeclampsia (4-8), or those with preterm labor (9).
A comparison of risk factors for preterm labor and term small-for-gestational-age birth.
Early spontaneous rupture of membranes initiated preterm labor, and a cesarean section was performed at 36 weeks' gestation because of fetal distress.