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I was just wondering....

I was just wondering how do you check your own cervix? Is it safe and how do you know what to feel for and if you are dialated? I know it is always better to go to the doctors but I was just curious about this..
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178590 tn?1294176767
It's not safe or good to do while you are pregnant but if you are doing it for TTC purposes it's not as bad but just have your Dr check you if you are worried.
287246 tn?1318570063
A nurse actually told me with my last pregnancy that checking your cervix could actually cause you to go into labor if you are far enough along.  That's why the doctors don't start doing it until your last month unless they have a reason.
202436 tn?1326474333
Not a very good idea...increased risk of infection or damage to the cervix and what Michele said about going into labor too soon.
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