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Second Stage Of Labor

We learnt about the second stage of labor at our prenatal class yesterday. This was a continuation of the previous lessons, in which we studied the first stage of labor – latent and active. PHYSICAL SYMPTOMS: The second stage of labor starts when your cervix dilates from 5 to 10 cm. Contractions are stronger and […]

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First Stage Of Labor – Active

During our third prenatal class we learnt about the active stage of labor (1 to 5 cm dilation), which follows the latent stage. PHYSICAL SYMPTOMS: Pregnancy Day By Day┬ádefines this phase as the individual point for each woman where cervical change happens more quickly and predictably. For most women, active labor occurs at around 4 […]

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