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what does this mean

I went in for preterm labor, and my contractions were really hard and 3 mins apart, anyways, they checked me and it said I was closed and 2 cm thick what does that even mean. I was given a shot and sent home

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Asked by Anonymous at 3:50 PM on Apr. 17, 2010 in Pregnancy

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  • That your contractions didn't dialate you at all.

    Answer by 2murphyboys at 5:06 PM on Apr. 17, 2010

  • That means you havent started dialating (opening of the cervix) or effaced (thinning of the cervix) yet. It sounds like your having prodromal labor pains "false labor".

    Answer by jessran1218 at 9:24 PM on Apr. 17, 2010

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