Back labour

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.

Is it an emergency?

If you or someone in your care has chest pains, difficulty breathing, or severe bleeding, it could be a life-threatening emergency. Call 9-1-1 or the local emergency number immediately.
If you are concerned about a possible poisoning or exposure to a toxic substance, call Poison Control now at 1-800-567-8911.

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