A 33-year-old female asked:
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Im 3cm dilated and my dr said my cervix become efface just today.Experiencing tightening of upper abdomen at night.Am i laboring.39 weeks?

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Dr. Armando Russo
42 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Probably: Sounds like what you are describing is "latent phase labor".
Answered on Feb 3, 2013
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