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Dr. Philip Schwarzman
47 years experience Emergency Medicine
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A female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: It is far more important that the cervix is closed.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
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Premature delivery: In women who have a history of premature delivery, the length of the cervix can be monitored as a sign of a possible premature delivery again. Someti ... Read More
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
28 years experience Pediatrics
See below: The length is important for stages of labor. As the cervix will get thinner, as labor progresses.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
3.5-5.5 cm : At nine weeks of pregnancy is so small it would not influence the length of the cervix. Therefore the cervical length would be just as it was before y ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
20 week loss: The most important issue here is that your doctor make a judgment call regarding your last pregnancy in order to manage this one. Using the informatio ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
At least 3 cm: Without knowing the outcome of a woman's previous reproductive history (what happened during/with any previous pregnancies) the length of the cervix s ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jon Ahrendsen
39 years experience Family Medicine
Helps to check: Checking the cervical length give an approximation of how likely you are to still carry the pregnancy and not get close to delivery. If the cervix le ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Low Normal: A cut-off of 2.5cm is frequently used as the low-end of normal. If the cervical length is less than 2.3, there is about a 20% chance of delivery prio ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Nadolne
26 years experience Family Medicine
Normal: This early in the game i would not continuously be checking the cervical length. Enjoy your pregnancy, as there will be minor variations and constant ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Can recheck: Cervical length usually isn’t assessed at 11 weeks unless there is some past history justifying it. Your doctor will need to go over you past obstetri ... Read More
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