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i'm pregnant with my first child and i keep reading about dilating. i understand what people mean when they say so many cm dilated but what does efaced and station mean? like when someone says i'm so many % efaced and at station some number?

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Asked by froggiedee at 2:25 AM on Jun. 21, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • effaced means how much of a percentage your cervix has thinned out to, to let the baby get ready to come.. im not sure what stations are?

    Answer by sunshinebaby209 at 2:27 AM on Jun. 21, 2009

  • Read "The Thinking Woman's Guide to a Better Birth" by Henci Goer. That offers a lot of information about pregnancy and birth.

    Answer by squish at 4:19 AM on Jun. 21, 2009

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