A 22-year-old female asked:
Been on bedrest for 12 weeks due to emergent cerclage.now off bedrest & 34wks 3days.no contractions or bh.can cervix be affected by just walking?
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Gynecology 25 years experience
Possibly: In an upright position the effects of gravity can place pressure on the cervix so it is possible that the weight of a pregnancy during walking can cause dilation. However after 34 weeks if you go into labor they would not stop it at this point. I wouldn't recommend running a marathon at this point.
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