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Incompetent Cervix In 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
29wks pregnant with incompetent cervix and emergent cervical cerclage.CL is 20mm.is that length mucus plug enough to protect from ascending bacteria?
Incompetent cervix.emergent cercLage at 21weeks with funneling and 22mm cervix.feel baby is kicking cervix.can it cause further cervical changes?
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.
Unlikely: Unless it is very vigorous and forceful. ...Read more
My cervix was 4cm at 20 weeks and water bag broke at 21 weeks cervix was 2cm. Is it incompetent cervix? can we go full term with incompetent cervix?
Highly suggestive: Your presentation is suggestive of a loss of cervical integrity. The regression back to 2cm occurred because the bag of water broke. PPROM at 21weeks in the face of cervical dilatation, unfortunately, carries a poor prognosis. However, subsequent pregnancies can be have very favorable outcomes when treated with progesterone and/or cerclage and serial cervical ultrasounds. ...Read more
Pregnant with triplet.Have history of preterm labor 29 weeks (twins) due to rupture membrane.Is it important to do cervical cerclage? (cervix is fine)
Hmmmm. : Let's see. You had preterm labor at 29 weeks with twins and are pregnant with triplets? I'd go for cerclage given the risk of an incompetent cervix is present with 3 babies. I'm guessing you see a perinatologist? If that's what she/he is recommending, i'd sign up for it. Good luck. ...Read more
Pregnancy cramping: The main cause of pregnancy cramping early in pregnancy is the uterus "stretching" to accommodate fetal growth. Stress can cause indirect cramping as the uterus is not under direct control via the nerve pathways. However, if the body is undergoing an acute stress there can be some indirectly caused cramping. ...Read more
Crl32.3at9w5d.Spotting from 13may.Internalexam showed spotting is from the cervix.Can this lead to any pregnant complications like cervix dilation early?
Possibly: I assume that you are still quite early in your pregnancy, that the sonogram has shown a fetal heartbeat, and that the spotting is still present. Serial ultrasounds documenting fetal growth and a heart beat is important - as is avoidance of strenuous activity and intercourse. The main risk here is, hopefully not, a miscarriage. Dilation of the cervix is a risk that is seen later in pregnancy. ...Read more
Fertility: Yes. But there is no egg there to meet it. ...Read more
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