I was told by my GYN when I was ttc that your cervix closes back after ovulation and remains closed throughout your cycle until you ovulate again. So by the time you conceive, your cervix is already closed again. I personally have not tried to feel for my mucus plug or to see how dilated I am, just because it can irritate your cervix and introduce bacteria into your vagina. Plus, I just wouldn't really know what I'm looking for. :)
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