Maternal & Child Community
Does this mean my cervix is effacing/dilating?
About This Community:

This patient support community is for discussions relating to breast feeding, childhood disease, colic, child discipline, immunization, lactation, newborn care, post partum depression, Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and special needs children.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
Blank Blank

Does this mean my cervix is effacing/dilating?

I remember before I was pregnant, I could easily feel my cervix - firm little bullet-shaped peice of muscle.  For a while, it turned all mushy and definitely got shorter and harder to reach.  Now I can't feel it at all.  Anyone have this experience?  Sorry if TMI.  Does this mean I am dilating or effacing?
Related Discussions
3 Comments Post a Comment
Blank
178239_tn?1277409091
When I was pregnant I couldn't reach my cervix anymore, it was too high up unless squatting. Even then was hard to reach. That was up to 12 wks.
Blank
130384_tn?1221596627
Everyone's cervix moves very very high during pg.  No, it does not mean you're dilating - it just means you're pg.  :-)  
Blank
Avatar_n_tn
I am not too sure on how I could tell if my cervix is too high. I don't even believe I know what that means? Could someone explain? lol. I know that I haven't been sexually active and I have been feeling some pain for instance when I wipe myself after using the restroom or when I go to sit down. I just am not sure if it means anything?
Blank
Post a Comment
To
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
Maternal & Child Community Resources
RSS Expert Activity
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
How to Silence Your Inner Critic an...
Apr 16 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Emotional Eaters: How to Silence Yo...
Mar 26 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
1344197_tn?1392822771
Blank
Vaginal vs. Laparoscopic Hysterecto...
Feb 19 by J. Kyle Mathews, MD, DVMBlank
Top Children's Health Answerers
134578_tn?1383690151
Blank
AnnieBrooke
OR
13167_tn?1327197724
Blank
RockRose
Austin, TX
4484425_tn?1384231934
Blank
tomorrow264
St.Paul, MN
4268628_tn?1375044776
Blank
Flickan
Monroe, WA
Avatar_f_tn
Blank
NeyneCarter
1527510_tn?1392304944
Blank
Carly1306
United Kingdom