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I'm high risk and i had vaginal cerclage but i still went into preterm labor and had him at 5 mos. Was the cerclage not places correctly?

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Dr. Joshua Messer
Family Medicine

In brief: No

Cerclage only prevents cervical incompetence, not labor.
A properly placed cerclage cannot prevent labor. A cerclage placed by any other surgeon would not have kept you pregnant longer than 5 months. I'm very sorry for your early delivery and the stress that must have caused.

In brief: No

Cerclage only prevents cervical incompetence, not labor.
A properly placed cerclage cannot prevent labor. A cerclage placed by any other surgeon would not have kept you pregnant longer than 5 months. I'm very sorry for your early delivery and the stress that must have caused.
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