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my girlfriend is 8 months preg and may be in labor

hi my name is kurk im 16 years old and my girlfriend maya is pregnant 8 months along with our first baby, she didnt sleep at all last night, and has had a considerable amount of pain and discomfort, everytime i try to call the doc or nurse she dismisses it. what do i do or look for, im afraid but i dont want her to freak out
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replied August 22nd, 2011

Welcome to the ehealthforum and I am glad to help you out. Ask your girlfreind to count the contractions that she is having. If these contractions become regular or more frequent (one every 10-12 minutes for at least an hour) they may be premature labor contractions which can cause the cervix to open. It is important to contact your gynaec immediately.

It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided. For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult your doctor. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care.

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