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remedies for Cervical dilation

A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Cervical opening.: The cervix is the lower-most part of the maternal womb; the fetus has to pass through the cervix to achieve vaginal delivery. When labor starts, the c ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Sudler
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Gradually: A series of metal rods of increasing diameter are inserted through the cervix to gently stretch and widen the opening.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Doubtful: Sexual intercourse is quite unlikely to aid in cervical dilation before delivery.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
Cervical: length is what you need to know. There might be incompetence
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roger Duvivier
46 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Controversial topic: Premature cervical changes(dilatation,shortening, funneling,softening...) are difficult to measure and to interpret.Sonographic or clinical exams of y ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eva Pickler
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Cervix insufficiency: The inability of the cervix to retain a pregnancy in the second trimester is referred to as cervical insufficiency. This is dilation of the cervix wit ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Lin
Dr. Jeff Lin answered
13 years experience Gynecologic Oncology
Yes, but: If the transfer is successful, your period will not be due for another 40 weeks or so from now... =)
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wendy Askew
23 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Hard to tell: B/c of how the nerves to the pelvic organs work, it's hard to tell if the cervix is really dilating (it shouldn't dilate much at all, just enough to l ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Prematurity: The greatest concern is of course a premature delivery. There are also some concerns about possible infections or rupture of membranes. Every week in ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Contractions: The contracting smooth muscle of the uterus applies a downward force on the opening of the fibrous tissue of the cervix causing it to expand and "dila ... Read More

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