• Question: how long does labour last?

    Asked by anon-250066 to Michael on 10 Mar 2020.
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      Mike Rimmer answered on 10 Mar 2020:

      It can vary quite a lot depending on if the lady has had a baby before. Once the cervix dilates to 4 cm we would expect it to dilate at around 1 cm per hour but there is a lot of variation in this.