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When Are Cerclages Done
Im going to need a cervical cerclage during my pregnancy. Im only 9 weeks 4 days, when is the cerclage done? Especially if you feel uncomfortable?
If you have a history of cervical insufficiency, or if your cervix appears short on an ultrasound, you may be offered a cerclage. A cerclage is a surgical procedure that involves stitching the cervix closed with a strong thread for the full-term of the pregnancy. After having a cerclage, a woman is usually prescribed medication to prevent a surgery-related miscarriage. The stitches are removed around the ninth month of pregnancy, or sooner if labor commences, ...Read more
No: But you really should make sure its ok by your doctor as asex causes contractions, and if you just had this done why push your luck. ...Read more
I had cerclage done at 20 weeks. What type of bed rest should I be on, strict, modified or just pelvic rest. ?
Ask your ob/gyn: Most likely pelvic rest. However this is something your doc should have discussed with you. Going on strict bedrest already is going to be a long haul and increases your risks for bloodclots. Also, you may need to work to earn a living. Discuss this with your OB and he/she can adjust this as you get further along. No intercourse! ...Read more
20week TWIN pregnant Is it a good time to get "cervical cerclage" done to save my TWIN pregnancy ? how safe it is and what is the success rate ?
Need more info: There is no need to get a cerclage just because you have a twin pregnancy. It is recommended only if there's risk of preterm labor. There are, of course, risks to this procedure - including infection, bleeding, premature rupture of membranes, preterm labor, etc. The success rate ranges from 80-90% if done electively (not emergency). You should discuss further with your OB. Best wishes. ...Read more
Emergent cerclage done at 21 weeks.have transvaginal ultrasounds once a week.if it has not messed cervix, is it likely the next ones won't mess also?
My water broke at 23.5 wks cerclage in place, cervix closed, hospital bedrest. Can I carry her to 34 weeks. Steroids & magnesium done. No contracting?
Sometimes: I've personally seen this happen a few times. But sometimes it doesn't work out. . Best wishes! ...Read more
Yes: Transvaginal cerclages can fail for many different reasons. These types of procedures are reserved for women that have been diagnosed with cervical insufficiency. If you have experienced a pregnancy loss in the second trimester and if you have failed a transvaginal cerclage discuss with your doctor the possibiity of a pre-conceptual transabdominal cerclage (tac) for the next pregnancy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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