What's the outcome of incompetent cervix?

Preterm birth. The real risk of an incompetent cervix is as it relates to future pregnancies. An incompetent cervix can result from various causes but basically it causes the cervix to dilate easily which puts women at high risk for preterm labor and delivery . If this problem is discovered early doctors may put a stitch in the cervix called a cerclage to make the cervix stronger to prevent early delivery.
Cervical incompetenc. Loss of pregnancy. Can put a "purse string suture in (cerclage). This often works to hold the pregnancy, but also often fails.