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Back labour occurs during labour and delivery if your baby is positioned in the birth canal with the back of his or her head pressing against your spine. Back labour can cause severe, persistent low back pain.
Current as of: September 5, 2018
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Thomas M. Bailey, MD, CCFP - Family Medicine & Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Kirtly Jones, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology, Reproductive Endocrinology
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