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A 29-year-old female asked:

35 weeks pregnant. today my doctor said that my cervix is soft, but closed. what does this mean? is that normal for 35 weeks?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 63 years experience
Soft cervix: The cervix softens and then begins to dilate as labor nears and the cervix has to open. 35 weeks would be early to expect incipient labor. Your obstetrician is best qualified to answer your question, however.
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