pain experienced as a result of uterine contractions during childbirth.
difficulties, problems, or setbacks encountered during the initial phase of a business or project.
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How to use labor pains in a sentence
That's what Lindsay's character did in the 2009 straight-to-cable flop labor pains.
Ask the mother of a family if the labor pains show any respect of sex.The Funny Side of Physic | A. D. Crabtre
This is done so deftly that labor pains do not come on for sometimes two days afterwards.Twenty Years a Detective in the Wickedest City in the World | Clifton R. Wooldridge
The object of this is because experience shows that the labor pains are stronger, and more frequent, when in the upright position.The Eugenic Marriage, Volume I. (of IV.) | W. Grant Hague, M.D.
I have observed them to follow from severe labor pains in the mare.Special Report on Diseases of the Horse | United States Department of Agriculture
For irregularity of labor pains, and for distressing after pains, the Caulophyllin is specific.An Epitome of Homeopathic Healing Art | B. L. Hill