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what does it mean when your a fingertip but not dilating? thats what my doctor told me i forgot to ask her what does she mean by that

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Asked by Anonymous at 4:28 PM on Mar. 20, 2011 in Pregnancy

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  • It doesn't really mean anything. it means you're not quite dilated to a centimeter, but your pre labor dilation is no indication of when you'll go into labor, so dont feel set back.

    Answer by LoveMyPoliceMan at 4:31 PM on Mar. 20, 2011

  • I was dialated 3 for 3 weeks. LOL So dont get too excited about a fingertip. Im guessing your getting pretty close to your due date. I bet your so excited you can hardly wait! GOOD LUCK :)

    Answer by jmgblair10 at 4:33 PM on Mar. 20, 2011

  • Doesn't mean too much. Good luck!

    Answer by PrincessPeach06 at 4:46 PM on Mar. 20, 2011

  • That means you're under a centimeter dilated. And maybe you are dilating more (progressing) or not~ doesn't really matter though.

    You *will* dilate when you need to / labor when you need to, regardless of what your cervix is doing today-this hour.

    Good luck!


    Answer by doulala at 4:46 PM on Mar. 20, 2011

  • Ive never heard that term. lol

    Answer by Aqua_Jen at 8:45 PM on Mar. 20, 2011

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