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Strict Bed Rest (Definition)

For some women, the doctor recommends total or partial bed rest during their pregnancy. They may be at high risk for preterm labor or other complications, requiring them to reduce their activity level, stay away from stressful situations, and keep the baby inside as long as possible. If your health care provider orders a dose of bed rest for you - whether it's for one day or for the duration of your pregnancy - you might try these coping strategies to help accept the restrictions ...Read more


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Should I have been put on bed rest or stayed in hospital because intense pain under stomach evy 10 min? Regard if test were normal, cervics was long?

Should I have been put on bed rest or stayed in hospital because intense pain under stomach evy 10 min? Regard if test were normal, cervics was long?

Depends: With out knowing a much more in depth history of the situation, it is very hard to an opinion in this case depend on hoe far along you were and other factors. ...Read more

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Does anyone know the rate of a full term birth with an incompetent cervix?

Does anyone know the rate of a full term birth with an incompetent cervix?

Good: If pregnancy reaches full term then circlage can be divided and removed and normal healthy baby is delivered. ...Read more

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If losing two children because I have an incompetent cervix will i ever carry full term ?

Yes: A cerclage done at approximately 12-13 weeks of gestation will allow you to carry your baby to term. Cerclage is a procedure where a wide suture encircles the cervix to keep it closed till it is time to have your baby. ...Read more

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Will a cerclage and progesterone shots work for an incompetent cervix? Are there good success rates with the combination of the two?

Will a cerclage and progesterone shots work for an incompetent cervix? Are there good success rates with the combination of the two?

Please discuss with: Your OB , that is something that the OB who will be delivering you should discuss with you at length, it all depends on your individual situation, how short your cervix is , etc. Most women do quite well on the combination of the 2, but there are no gurantees. ...Read more

Cervix (Definition)

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