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Doctor insights on: Cervical Position During Pregnancy

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Dr. Andrew Berry
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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What should be cervical length during 9 weeks of pregnancy?

3.5-5.5 cm : At nine weeks of pregnancy is so small it would not influence the length of the cervix. Therefore the cervical length would be just as it was before you were pregnant. The average length is 3.5 to 5.5 cm. ...Read more

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Does your cervical position matter when trying to determine early pregnancy?

Does your cervical position matter when trying to determine early pregnancy?

Cervical position: This topic comes up a lot online for some unknown reason. Your cervical position is monitored during labor and as a tool to predict labor during pregnancy. Other than those situations there is nothing clinically that can be determined by subtle changes in the cervix. If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. ...Read more

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When does the cervix close during pregnancy?

When does the cervix close during pregnancy?

Closed : It stays closed until you are in labor. Then it opens up and closes after delivery. ...Read more

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During pregnancy can a opened cervix be closed again?

During pregnancy can a opened cervix be closed again?

Yes by cerclage: If done in time, once a cerclage has been done , it should always be repeated in future pregnancies, before the cervix opens. ...Read more

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What causes the cervix to become blue during pregnancy?

Blue cervix: It may have a bluish tint due to increased blood flow through those tissues. ...Read more

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When does the cervix close during pregnancy? On cycle day 17 or 18

When does the cervix close during pregnancy? On cycle day 17 or 18

Throughout: The cervix is closed throughout pregnancy until near the time of delivery. There are no cycle days during pregnancy. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your cervix is closed during early pregnancy?

What does it mean when your cervix is closed during early pregnancy?

Normal: Your cervix should be closed in early pregnancy, if you've been told otherwise you have been misinformed. This is normal. ...Read more

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Can cervical position determine anything...Like pregnancy or ovulation?

Yes: It's a mechanical thing. If your cervix is tilted upwards when you are laying on your back, the sperm has a tougher time getting in. The reverse makes it easier. Find out what position your cx is in and position yourself accordingly. Want to get pregnant? Work with the position of your cervix. Good luck and have fun. ...Read more

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Is checking the position of your cervix an accurate way to determine pregnancy?

Is checking the position of your cervix an accurate way to determine pregnancy?

Absolutely not: There is no data to show that the position of the cervix has anything to do with whether or not you could be pregnant. The best way to determine if you are pregnant, is a home pregnancy test. They are fast and accurate and will provide you the answers you are seeking. ...Read more

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What is the colour of cervical mucus during pregnancy?

What is the colour of cervical mucus during pregnancy?

HPT: When pregnant vaginal discharge is thin, white ; milky. But because this is not a diagnostic symptom, a pregnancy test should be taken if you miss your period. ...Read more

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Is cervical polyp during pregnancy painful?

Is cervical polyp during pregnancy painful?

Rarely: I have never seen a cervical polyp cause pain, but i suppose there could be first time. It will probably come off during the delivery. ...Read more

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Help please! is cervical position a good indicator for pregnancy?

Would not use it: To diagnose pregnancy. It can be one indicator amongst others that is consistent with pregnancy. A positive pregnancy test is the way to make an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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When do you start seeing an increase in cervical mucus during pregnancy?

Myths: Please do not be following your vaginal or cervical mucous. These are not in any way reliable ways to monitor any part of the menstrual or pregnancy cycles. These are old wives tales. ...Read more

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During pregnancy, what does it mean for your cervix to be fingertip length open? Does that mean I am dialating?

Yes: That means your cervix is open about 0.5 cm . If you are having contractions and are full term you can be in early labor.If its not your first pregnancy or had kids vaginally then dilatationof cervix can be a normal finding even in early pregnancy. ...Read more

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Why would polyps on cervix cause spotting during pregnancy if untouched by intercourse or anything else? 

Why would polyps on cervix cause spotting during pregnancy if untouched by intercourse or anything else? 

Very friable: Emdocervical polyps bleed easily in pregnancy simply from the engorgement (swelling) that occurs with pregnancy. The polyp wall is thin, erodes easily, and can bleed spontaneously especially if extruding from the cervix. Better to deal with it after delivery unless it causes problems. ...Read more

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Cervical (Definition)

Cervical relates to the first seven vertebra of the spine. It is related it the neck. Also it refers to the muscular opening/exit of ...Read more