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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

Dr. Erik Borncamp
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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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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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What are the risks of vaginal vault prolapse during pregnancy? 27w pregnant breech baby

What are the risks of vaginal vault prolapse during pregnancy? 27w pregnant breech baby

Not a problem: Vaginal vault prolapse in pregnancy is not harmful, but can be uncomfortable. Ask your ob/gyn md to place a pessary into your vagina to lift up the cervix and reduce the prolapse problem until after delivery. ...Read more

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Does the cervix cause pain during sexual intercourse during ovulation?

Does the cervix cause pain during sexual intercourse during ovulation?

Cervix: The cervix does not usually cause pain during intercourse. There are a number of factors which can cause pelvic pain during intercourse, including endometriosis and others. It is also possible that you have an ovarian cyst. ...Read more

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Cervix sore during period normal?

Cervix sore during period normal?

Possibly: The cervix and vagina may become more sensitive during the menstrual cycle due to hormonal and blood flow changes. ...Read more

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Is feeling your cervix during sex normal?

Is feeling your cervix during sex normal?

Yes: If your doctor can reach your cervix during a pelvic exam then the average male penis can make contact with it during sex as well. Sometimes women have to make their partners back off on depth of penile insertion. In fact stimulating the outer third of the upper vaginal means more likely to stimulate the g spot. If your partner is inserting to your cervix, that may be too deep for you. ...Read more

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Does the cervix descend during ovulation or menstruation?

Does the cervix descend during ovulation or menstruation?

Prolapse: Prolapse of the uterus happens as a result of gravity and vaginal deliveries. It is permanent and only changes with manual replacement or surgery. ...Read more

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Which sex positions are safe during pregnancy?

Sideways from rear: Is safest. Male lying under partner with female on top either facing each other or female's back toward partner are both also safe positions. Male sitting underneath on a chair with female either facing him, or both facing forward works for some couples. ...Read more

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Missonary position during sex, while pregnant. Is this position safe for all stages of pregnancy?

Missonary position during sex, while pregnant. Is this position safe for all stages of pregnancy?

Yes: Sex during pregnancy is safe. This position is also safe, though lying on your back might lead to light-headedness and dizziness. Consider this factor and you lead the way as far as what is comfortable and tolerable. ...Read more

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Does bleeding during pregnancy mean the cervix is slightly open?

Does bleeding during pregnancy mean the cervix is slightly open?

Vag bleeding/preg: No- could be closed or open. You need to be examined buy doc. ...Read more

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Can the uterus tear off during labor?

Can the uterus tear off during labor?

No: It can rupture, however. If the uterus has been operated upon before, the scar can open up during labor. A markedly distended uterus can rupture in cases of trauma, as well (like an auto collision). ...Read more

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Pregnant and notice uterus contracts during orgasm. Normal? Obgyn?

Pregnant and notice uterus contracts during orgasm. Normal? Obgyn?

Yes: Mild uterine contractions are normal during orgasm. This is of no consequence in an uncomplicated pregnancy. If you are at risk for premature labor, placental abruption, or placenta previa you should probably avoid intercourse. Check with you obstetrician. ...Read more

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Can fibroid make the uterus measurements bigger during pregnancy?

Can fibroid make the uterus measurements bigger during pregnancy?

Depends on size: If the fibroid is large then the overall size of the uterus will feel bigger. On sonogram the report should specify the size of the fibroid ...Read more

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Sex during bleeding in pregnancy of 1st trimester normal?

Sex during bleeding in pregnancy of 1st trimester normal?

No, bleeding when: You have sex in the first trimester of pregnancy is not normal. Please see your doctor promptly and hold off on sex until medically cleared. ...Read more

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Does the bladder shift during pregnancy?

Does the bladder shift during pregnancy?

Yes!: As the uterus enlarges, other organs and structures in the body are shifted or moved to make way for the growing size of the uterus. ...Read more

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Is a fetus protected during pregnancy inside the womb?

Is a fetus protected during pregnancy inside the womb?

To a great extent.: In utero life is largely sheltered and protected from external dangers due to its location and the placental defense barrier. It is not impervious to all toxins, however, nor to severe trauma or infections. ...Read more

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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 happened to ovaries during pregnancy? Whethr they ovulate?What is their function during pregnancy time?

What happened to ovaries during pregnancy? Whethr they ovulate?What is their function during pregnancy time?

Sleepy time 4 eggs.: Your ovaries are minimally hormonally active during pregnancy after the first trimester when the placenta takes over the production of estrogen and Progesterone from the corpus luteum. This ovarian rest period (no ovulations for 9 months) is what helps decrease risk of ovarian cancer with repeated pregnancies and the severity of pelvic endometriosis after even one term pregnancy. Good question! ...Read more

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When having sex during pregnancy, can any particular position hurt your baby?

When having sex during pregnancy, can any particular position hurt your baby?

Ok if comfortable : Sex during pregnancy is safe unless your doctor has specifically told you to avoid it due to a medical condition. The sexual position is not an issue. ...Read more

Cervix (Definition)

The uterine cervix is the opening of the ...Read more