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How do you know if your cervix has dialated?

How can you help your cervix dialate?

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MrsEllis

Asked by MrsEllis at 5:51 PM on Nov. 28, 2008 in Pregnancy

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  • Walking is the best thing to get things started...just my opinion though. I dont recall feeling anything specific until my water broke.
    lilmizmoore

    Answer by lilmizmoore at 5:53 PM on Nov. 28, 2008

  • It usually starts dialating around the time you lose your mucus plug. Other than that, the doctor would have to check you to see if it's started. I always walked with my pregnancies and it helped. I wouldn't do any of the old wive's tales where you drink castor oil, spicy food, etc. You'll just make yourself sick.
    ReneeK3

    Answer by ReneeK3 at 5:55 PM on Nov. 28, 2008

  • You can't make your cervix dialate, walking can help if it's already begun, and as for checking it leave that up to your ob or midwife.
    kristinas8

    Answer by kristinas8 at 8:00 PM on Nov. 28, 2008

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