Ok ladies my Ob told me at my last visit two weeks ago that at my 35 week appointment she was going to do a pelvic exam. I was just wondering what I should expect and should I be worried at all about it? I really dont like getting the exams done but if she needs to do it to tell if I may be dilating or to check my cervix I will be ok with it. I just want to know what to expect.
The doctor just puts on a rubber glove, some lubricant, and sticks his/her hand up your vagina and feels around your cervix to see if you are dilated or effaced yet. It doesn't really hurt but you do feel a lot of pressure and maybe some slight pain or discomfort.
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