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effacement?

If the doctor said I am 1 cm and she can feel her head...does that have anything to do with being effaced?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 5:50 PM on Dec. 22, 2008 in Pregnancy

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  • Nope. Being effaced is how thin your cervix is getting, not how dilated you are.
    CarolynBarnett

    Answer by CarolynBarnett at 5:55 PM on Dec. 22, 2008

  • Is it a good sign she can feel her head though?
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 6:05 PM on Dec. 22, 2008

  • That means that the baby is dropped and most likely right at the birth canal. My son was that way for 2 weeks, kinda... they could feel his head, but he wasn't "engaged" or pressing on my cervix enough to dilate.
    reflect1light

    Answer by reflect1light at 6:15 PM on Dec. 22, 2008

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