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What exactly does thinned mean?

My dr. told me at my last visit that I am 1cm and thinned. What exactly does thinned mean. Does it have to do with effacement?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 9:16 PM on Apr. 21, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • yes its just a non medical term for effaced
    vabchmommy

    Answer by vabchmommy at 9:18 PM on Apr. 21, 2009

  • So would it mean 100% effaced or ...?
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:20 PM on Apr. 21, 2009

  • no thinned out just means you are thinning out . if you were 100% then your dr would had said so .
    you could be 30 % effaced and it is still called thinned .
    Mrs.Owen86

    Answer by Mrs.Owen86 at 9:29 PM on Apr. 21, 2009

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