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39 weeks pregnant and doc told me today they will try a procedure called ripening the cervix before inducing me. What is the ripening cervix procedure?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Inducing labor

Medications are used to try to open the undilated cervix.
There are a variety of ways to do that and you'll need to ask your doctor what the plan is.

In brief: Inducing labor

Medications are used to try to open the undilated cervix.
There are a variety of ways to do that and you'll need to ask your doctor what the plan is.
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