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Causes Of Cervix Dilation
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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I'm contracting but my cervix isn't changing. How can I help my cervix dilate. I'm 39.5 weeks along. Only 1 CM but i continue to have contractions.
Braxton Hicks: The contractions(braxton hicks) that you are experiencing are the warm up for the concert that will soon begin. When actual progressive labor begins, your cervix will dilate an there is nothing that you can do to alter those events. 'if the apple is ripe, it will fall off the tree'. ...Read more
What reasons would your cervix dilate if you aren't pregnant? I have an IUD, but it seems in place & no pain. Some bleeding
Menstrual cycle: The degree to which the cervical canal is dilated various with the menstrual cycle. Typically, the cervical canal widens a little bit to accommodate the passage of menstrual blood. Around ovulation, midcycle, some women notice a clear, stringy discharge. These are all normal changes happening. An IUD does not affect the cervical canal. ...Read more
Can baby kicks on the cervix dilate or efface it? My baby is breech and i feel like she's slaughtering me down there. 22w6d pregnant
No trap door: Your designer considered many contingencies in how to carry on the lineage. Jumping jacks and judo should be tolerable without difficulty. Should ask your ob, who might review your u/s just to be sure placenta also not low/previa, which might pose a theoretical concern. Happy baby. Sorry for the pain! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When your cervix is fully dilated, your doctor gives you the OK to push. Propelled by your effort and the force of your contractions, the baby makes his way through the birth canal. The fontanels -- soft spots -- on his head allow it to mold to the shape of this narrow passage. Your baby's head "crowns" when the widest part of it is ...Read more
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