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Thinning Cervix

The doctor says my cervix is thinning.  I'm only 33 weeks. Does that mean the baby is coming soon? did this happen to anyone else?
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This can be completely normal especially if this is not a first pregnancy. Mine thinned out early with both pregnancies. But I didn't actually go into preterm labor until the last.  Then, when I got off bedrest and meds never went into labor on my own for either. I had to have my membranes ruptured by the dr. I was dilated 4-5 cms with the 1st and 8 with the 2nd with 90%effacement(thinning). Don't worry too much about it, in all actuality, a baby born at 36 weeks(jsut 3 weeks away) has a great chance of being a ok. Best wishes, tmv
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im 38 weeks and my cervix is 80% thinned out does this mean i can go at any time
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I am 33 weeks and 2 days with my second child and I went to my appt today and my doctor said that my cervix is thinning. I have been having lots of contractions for the last 3-4 days so I am a little worried but my doctor didn't tell me how much I am thinning. This did not happen with my son who is now 2 1/2 so maybe someone can help me better understand whats going on with me
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