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I haved google the heck out of this question but I keep getting conflicting information. Even between 2 reputable health organization sites there is conflicting information!!
I went to the doctor today and she said I was 1 cm dilated but said nothing about effacment. She didn't talk a whole lot about anything but my blood pressure because it was really high. I was going to ask but there was such a concern over my blood pressure I forgot all my questions.
I know that dilation and effacement means little in regards to birth but with my blood pressure being high and the possibility of an induction in the future I'm trying to add up my Bishop's score to determine the likelihood of a sucessful induction.
SO since I'm 1 cm dilated...does that mean that I'm at least a little effaced or can you dilate before you efface?
This is my second baby...I don't know if that matters.
Asked by Anonymous at 1:12 AM on Jun. 5, 2009 in Pregnancy
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