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I am 28 weeks pregnant & my ob said my cervix feels shorter, what does this mean?

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Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Probably normal

As your pregnancy progresses, your cervix will by necessity shorten.
Keep a lookout for contractions, but this sounds normal.

In brief: Probably normal

As your pregnancy progresses, your cervix will by necessity shorten.
Keep a lookout for contractions, but this sounds normal.
Dr. Gregory Hines
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Dr. Robert Phillips
Obstetrics & Gynecology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Needs monitoring

This could be normal but also a sign of risk for preterm labor or early delivery.
You probably will be seen more frequently to monitor this. You should be aware of other signs like cramps, contractions, increased pelvic pressure or increased discharge.

In brief: Needs monitoring

This could be normal but also a sign of risk for preterm labor or early delivery.
You probably will be seen more frequently to monitor this. You should be aware of other signs like cramps, contractions, increased pelvic pressure or increased discharge.
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