When it comes to the painful, uncomfortable and often painful part of pregnancy, the labor is definitely painful.
That’s why it’s often referred to as labor and delivery, or L&D.
But what’s not so well known is that childbirth itself is incredibly painful, and often has the same side effects that you’d expect for any major medical procedure.
That includes a number of side effects you can expect during labor, and even after childbirth, too.
Here’s a look at some of the side effects of labor, childbirth and labor and birth, and what they’re like: Painkiller-related side effects Some common side effects are: A high-pitched shriek when labor begins.