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Supid ? I know-What does it mean to have an unripe cervix?

What does it mean to have an unripe cervix? Does that mean your not efaced? Or not dialated?
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It usually means both.  A firm cervix, closed or 1cm, and thick.  And posterior (tilted towards the back).
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Is there anyway to naturally ripen the cervix like this?  Can it hinder birth?  I had a hard time dialating past 9 with my 2nd daughter so I'm worried that this was a problem then and might be now...
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I was told my a midwife to take Evening Primrose Oil the last few weeks, then starting inserting it internally or having sex (sperm).
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