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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
26 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Medications, bulbs.: Cervical ripening is generally done with mechanical means (e.g. Catheters with inflatable bulbs/balloons at their end), or with laminaria (for midtrim ... Read More

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No connection: There is no known evidence that a slanted cervix takes longer to dilate.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
30 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Probably not: Orgasm may cause some uterine contractions, but is not associated with causing labor.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paula Hillard
44 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Very slightly: There are very small changes in the size of the opening of the cervix during the menstrual cycle. This small amount of dilation at the time of ovulat ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Hovick Jr
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
You can't: The only way to determine cervical dilatation is an examination by your obstetrician. If you are having any signs or symptoms of labor, discuss this w ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Darrin Cunningham
30 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Nope: Tilted uterus is normal. 30 percent tip backward, 70 percent tip forward. No effect of effacing or dilating. If tipped back, you might have more back ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ravi Chand
26 years experience Psychiatry
Sleep: I dont believe so but check with your obgyn md.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Being Pregnant: No. That would be a false myth.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
54 years experience Pediatrics
PREGNANCY: Probably your cervix is very efficient .Good for you. Good luck !
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
18 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Good question: That's such a good question, and the answer is complicated. In my experience, women who had a lot of deliveries oftentimes the cervix will be the same ... Read More
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