Labor is painful on its own, but add in extra drama and unique circumstances and it becomes almost unbearable.
Television doesn't like to let their characters off easy, and even though giving birth isn't easy to begin with, it can never go down without a major hitch.
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We created a slideshow below of 17 times labor went above and beyond the pain.
Amy Gives Birth Next to a Dead Body - Superstore
Amy and Dina both leave work to have their babies, but Amy discovers that the hospital isn't under her insurance plan. Amy and Jonah go to a rundown clinic nearby and end up sharing a room with a corpse while an elderly doctor delivers her baby.
Rachel's Labor Never Ends - Friends
This entire scenario may have been comedic, but it was hard not to feel bad for Rachel at the end of the day. Multiple mothers were rolled in and out of the shared hospital room to give birth, while Rachel spent the entire time in continuous suffering.
Petra Gives Birth to Twins Without an Epidural - Jane the Virgin
Pushing out one baby is hard enough, but pushing out two without an epidural to numb the pain is downright agony. Thankfully, Jane was there to help her through it, and after some angry curses in Czech, Petra is able to make it through.
Pam Almost Has Her Baby in the Office - The Office
Trying to find a loophole in their insurance, Pam decides to wait as long as possible to go to the hospital. But Pam waits too long, causing Jim to go into panic mode, and Michael drives them to the hospital just in the nick of time.
Georgia's at Home Delivery Almost Kills Her - New Amsterdam
As if having her baby at home and nearly dying isn't enough, the ambulance that Georgia and her family are in ends up getting into a major accident on the way to the hospital. The season finale of New Amsterdam left us unaware of her fate.
April Has an Emergency C-Section With No Anesthesia - Grey's Anatomy
With a storm raging outside, April tells Ben to save her baby no matter the cost. While Jackson frantically yells over the phone to keep April alive, Ben cuts her open with a kitchen knife and no anesthesia. Say what you want about April, but this moment proved just how strong of a person she is.