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WELL I GOT CHECKED AND MY DOC SAID THAT MY CERVIX HAS THINNED OUT AND THAT IM 70% FACED SO I WAS WONDERING WHAT DOES THAT MEAN IM SO CONFUSED.Answer Question
Answer by christaberk at 11:18 AM on Jul. 29, 2009
Answer by ashley_nick30 at 11:25 AM on Jul. 29, 2009
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Answer by piwife at 12:25 PM on Jul. 29, 2009
Answer by Cynthje at 2:36 PM on Jul. 29, 2009
anon 8:30... well if you are so informed about pregnancy, why dont you answer her question!! I do agree that we should know what is going on with our bodies but obviously she agrees too or she wouldnt be asking the question! OT... your cervix is shaped like a cylinder. At the start of pregnancy, it is usually about 5 cm long and you are 0% effaced (0% thinned out) Your cervix has 2 openings, one to the vagina and one to the uterus. As your pregnancy and labor progress, your cervix actually disappears so that those two opens meet up and that is the point that you will hit 10cm dilated and you can deliver the baby. So if you are 70% effaced, that means that instead of being 5 cm long (5cm seperating the openings to your vagina & your uterus) your cervix is now only about 1.5 cm! Typically the more you efface, the quicker you dilate! ...continue
Answer by Jaydin_Makenna at 4:06 PM on Jul. 29, 2009
I hope that explanation helps you:)
I find it "funny" that none of the woman that bashed your question (or lack of knowledge) were willing to answer the question for you! Really makes me wonder just how informed they really are!!
Answer by Jaydin_Makenna at 4:07 PM on Jul. 29, 2009
Answer by datmami22 at 6:53 PM on Jul. 29, 2009