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How To Check Your Cervix During Pregnancy
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
What are risks of manual cervical checks by the ob during pregnancy? Placenta contamination, preterm labor? Had 2 checks in 2 weeks, cervix is fine.
Blue cervix: It may have a bluish tint due to increased blood flow through those tissues. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Myths: No. Please review your health class lessons. A fetus is not connected to its mother for about fourteen days after conception. The mother's body has no symptoms from pregnancy until this time when the fetus is big enough to be sharing blood and chemicals with her. True early pregnancy is symptom free. Monitoring the cervix is a complete waste of time and energy! ...Read more
Is checking ur cervix a reliable way to check for pregnancy? Mine is high squishy & closed with creamy white cm. Af is due on the 27th. 11dpo
Vag bleeding/preg: No- could be closed or open. You need to be examined buy doc. ...Read more
When does the cervix close during pregnancy? I think i am having implantation bleeding. Please help
Closed until the end: Your cervix in normally closed. Dilatation dose not occur until contractions and labor. Opening of the cervix can happen with a miscarriage and is usually associated with pain. Any bleeding in the first trimester is considered a threatened miscarriage, if you are pregnant, call your doctor. ...Read more
Can brackstonhicks dilate your cervix at end of pregnancy coz my husband checked and he can get 2 fingers in?
YOUR HUSBAND: Should not be checking your cervix unless he is your doctor ! if you have already had 5 births it is common for your cervix to be dilated some toward term please discuss with your OB and let your OB check if your OB thinks that is indicated for you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
During the first week or two of pregnancy, is the cervix tender(would i experience the same symptoms and sighns of ovulating) or no?
Im 15 weeks pregnant and i was reading on some stuff and i read that I should check my cervix throught pregnancy so i did and my cetvix is open, why?
"open" cervix: You would be better off to take with a grain of salt a lot of the medical "information" that you read online, especially when it is unvetted and/or from a source that is not curated by a knowledgeable medical organisation. The cervix can change throughout pregnancy, and what you are feeling may be completely normal. Discuss your concerns with your obstetrician. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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