• Question: how long can a birth last??

    Asked by kybabe to Audra on 22 Mar 2012.
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      Audra Benjamin answered on 22 Mar 2012:

      I’m assuming you mean labour. If so, it can last for days before the baby is born. I have heard of women having contractions every 30 minutes for 2 days then every 5 minutes for a day before they giving bith. I’ve been luck both my labours have been short, 11 hours and 3 hours.