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Pelvic Exams

When does your Dr. start pelvic exams to check your cervix?

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RCPerry511

Asked by RCPerry511 at 1:50 PM on Dec. 9, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • 37 weeks
    staciandababy

    Answer by staciandababy at 1:51 PM on Dec. 9, 2009

  • my Dr started at 37wks.
    carliemarie1015

    Answer by carliemarie1015 at 1:54 PM on Dec. 9, 2009

  • Mine started at 36 weeks.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:00 PM on Dec. 9, 2009

  • I was 35 weeks.
    Ati_13

    Answer by Ati_13 at 2:30 PM on Dec. 9, 2009

  • Never! My doctor does not do them during pregnancy at all.
    Cynthje

    Answer by Cynthje at 2:48 PM on Dec. 9, 2009

  • Mine only does them if you request them.
    ma2b08

    Answer by ma2b08 at 3:08 PM on Dec. 9, 2009

  • I didn't have one until I was 39 weeks and at the doctor- they told me I would be induced due to high blood pressure and to go to the hospital that day, my doctor checked to see if I was at all dilated at that point before sending me on my way. If the induction hadn't come up I'm not sure that they ever would have checked me until I went into labor.
    MaryMW

    Answer by MaryMW at 4:17 PM on Dec. 9, 2009

  • Mine checked me at 37 weeks only because I was having contractions every 12 minutes, and had been for a week and a half. Stupid things were just painful enough I couldn't sleep through them and I was exhausted. She hooked me to a monitor, and the contractions were registering on the machine, so she checked me. I was at a 3, so she stripped my membranes then and I went into labor 2 days later.
    debra_benge

    Answer by debra_benge at 5:26 PM on Dec. 9, 2009

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