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Back Labor


Back labor occurs during labor and delivery if your baby is positioned in the birth canal with the back of his or her head pressing against your spine. Back labor can cause severe, persistent low back pain.

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerSarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerKirtly Jones, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology
Last RevisedNovember 2, 2011

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