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What does it feel like to dilate when you are pregnant?

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Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine

In brief: Depends

In general, dilating up to around 4-5 centimeters is painless, but some women say that they can feel the process.
After 4-5 cm, the contractions of the uterus help complete the process, and this can be uncomfortable.

In brief: Depends

In general, dilating up to around 4-5 centimeters is painless, but some women say that they can feel the process.
After 4-5 cm, the contractions of the uterus help complete the process, and this can be uncomfortable.
Dr. Michael Dansie
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Dr. Miguel Cano
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: It Varies

Some women with an incompetent cervix feel only "fullness" & a mucousy discharge.
More typical at term it's associated with both abd tightening or pressure, vaginal or rectal pressure, & recurrent labor-type pain. If unsure, see your OB & get checked, especially if you are less than 37 weeks. Take care.

In brief: It Varies

Some women with an incompetent cervix feel only "fullness" & a mucousy discharge.
More typical at term it's associated with both abd tightening or pressure, vaginal or rectal pressure, & recurrent labor-type pain. If unsure, see your OB & get checked, especially if you are less than 37 weeks. Take care.
Dr. Miguel Cano
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