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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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North America is expected to dominate the global market for oxytocic pharmaceuticals market owing to high rate for induced labor. Europe is anticipated to rank second in global oxytocic market due to increase in oxytocin administration with rising number of elective caesareans.
While induced labor alone and augmented labor alone were each associated with increased risk among male children, only augmentation was associated with increased risk among female children.
According to the March of Dimes, the rates of induced labor have increased from 9.5 percent of births in 1990 to 22.5 percent in 2006.
They found that the rates of induced labor were similar in both groups: 22 per cent of those advised to have sex and 20.8 per cent of the other group had inductions, a difference so small it is likely to have been driven by chance.
Induced labor in this cohort was significantly slower than currently accepted definitions of protraction (dilation <1 cm/hr for 4 hr) and arrest disorders (no cervical dilation for 2 hr).
As part of the effort to cut costs in Texas Medicaid, the state implemented a new policy last fall to stop covering births when mothers or doctors unneccessarily induced labor (elective inductions are proven to send more babies to the NICU).
Out of the 11,077 cases of induced labor, 1,847 (17%) were elective, representing 5% of deliveries among women with low-risk pregnancies.
Sometime after doctors at the hospital induced labor, Zhang gave birth to a 9-pound, 14-ounce baby boy at 10:30 a.m.
The second series, using acupuncture with and without electrical stimulation, induced labor in 10 of 12 women at 19 to 43 weeks.
Table 2 summarizes labor and delivery events and outcomes among spontaneous deliveries/ no interventions, augmented spontaneous labor by artificial rupture of membranes (AROM), augmented spontaneous labor utilizing oxytocin, induced labor using cervical ripening agents and/or oxytocin, and scheduled cesarean deliveries.
-- Epidural analgesia given in early labor has been shown to have no significant effect on the risk of operative delivery in patients with spontaneous labor, and the same appears to hold true for patients with induced labor, according to data presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology.
She was admitted for the purpose of giving birth by induced labor. Attempts to induce labor on October 17 were unsuccessful.
In cases where doctors induced labor with such drugs as oxytocin and misoprostol, the uterine-rupture rate rose to 7.7 per 1,000.
* Your medical condition and the fetal condition are good enough to withstand the forces of induced labor.
This induced labor and management to settle, but negotiators cautioned that the accord could be abrogated by either party if they did not receive "assurances from the State consistent with Governor Cuomo's statement."