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|
|Last Revised||November 2, 2011|
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