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Woman in labour. Full-term pregnant woman at home being comforted by her family during early labour (childbirth). Labour involves painful, rhythmic contractions of the muscular wall of the uterus. These get stronger and more frequent as labour goes on. First the contractions dilate the cervix, the neck of the uterus, before they push the baby out of the body.
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