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.
Primary Medical Reviewer
Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer
Kirtly Jones, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology
November 2, 2011
WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise
November 02, 2011
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