John & Susan Merrell
41390 Hwy 226
Scio, OR 97374
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Active Labor Begins

Labor progresses from the early signs of discomfort and straining over the dung pile to a visible dialation of the vulva. At this point close observers may actually see contractions signaling the beginning of active labor.

Active Labor Begins

10:30 AM - Active labor has begun. The vulva has dialated and it is possible to see contractions taking place. In this photo you can see a slight bulge where the cria's head is starting to present itself.

 
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- Hiram Bingham
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