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I am 75-80 percent effaced and 1/2 a centimeter dilated?

What exactly does this mean? Doctor said it really has no bearing on labor or when it will come, etc. Why do they bother doing it?!! Anyone think from personal experience that I will come soon b/c of this cervical change?

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Asked by Anonymous at 9:03 PM on Aug. 6, 2010 in Pregnancy

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  • your doc is right it means nothing. I think they do it because that they way they always have done it. All getting checked does is increase your chance of infection.

    Answer by Lynette at 9:05 PM on Aug. 6, 2010

  • I was 1 cm and 80% and did no go in to labor for 3 more weeks

    Answer by DeeMarie87 at 9:06 PM on Aug. 6, 2010

  • it just means your cervix(?) is thinning depends, as far as labor...i was 50% effaced, and dialated to a 1, the weekend i was considered in labor...and 3 days later, i was more effaced, and dialated to a 4. so good luck, hope it happens sooner than later for you.

    Answer by mom_to_kenzie at 9:07 PM on Aug. 6, 2010

  • i was 70% and 1cm at 36 week check up, and had baby few days later.

    Answer by mrsaustin271 at 1:57 PM on Aug. 8, 2010

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