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Can you feel yourself dilate?

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Asked by ours at 11:01 AM on Oct. 28, 2008 in Pregnancy

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  • not to my recollection
    teri4lance

    Answer by teri4lance at 11:07 AM on Oct. 28, 2008

  • no.. I swore I could but I was never actually dialated when the doc checked me.. I was just psyching myself out cuz I was so nervous
    kristal2146

    Answer by kristal2146 at 11:25 AM on Oct. 28, 2008

  • I could not feel myself dialiate at all, i was dilated to 4cm and didnt even know it !!!! then when i went into the hospital about hours later i was dilated to 9cm..didnt feel it at all. But contractions are another thing! lol
    ldc90

    Answer by ldc90 at 11:41 AM on Oct. 28, 2008

  • I never did, but I have heard that if you visualize dilating and such you can encourage quicker dilating. Plus it helps to focus on something other than contractions.
    reflect1light

    Answer by reflect1light at 11:55 AM on Oct. 28, 2008

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