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How do I know if I am dilated or effaced?

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Asked by lovebunny82709 at 6:11 PM on Oct. 11, 2010 in Pregnancy

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  • Your doctor would tell you at your check ups.

    Answer by mommy_of_two388 at 6:11 PM on Oct. 11, 2010

  • Either check yourself or have your doctor check, but there really is no reason for checks until you are clearly in labor. Being dilated or effaced does not indicate labor is coming soon or not. My midwife does not believe in doing checks unless the patient insists on them.

    Answer by aeneva at 6:51 PM on Oct. 11, 2010

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