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what exactly does effacing during pregnancy mean?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 11:34 AM on May. 27, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • effacing is the thinning out of your cervex... You need to be 100% effaced... good luck!
    candlefire22

    Answer by candlefire22 at 11:36 AM on May. 27, 2009

  • thinning of your cervix
    carliemarie1015

    Answer by carliemarie1015 at 11:42 AM on May. 27, 2009

  • Effacing means your cervix thins out. It needs to thin out so that it may dilate (open up). Then the contractions will push baby down through it. :)
    MamaCarterof5

    Answer by MamaCarterof5 at 11:51 AM on May. 27, 2009

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