It makes sense that you'd feel some pain and discomfort during labor in your uterus and vagina, but intense back pain doesn't seem like it should be part of the equation. About one third of all women, though, experience back labor, developing intense pain in the lower back that doesn't always subside when the contraction ends.
But labor doesn't have to be a pain in the back -- discover what causes it, and how you can ease the misery.
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