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When your cervix begins to thin and relax, this plug is expelled. ... Your doctor should discuss what to do if your membranes rupture.

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As labor nears, the cervix begins to thin or stretch (efface) and open (dilate) to prepare for the passage of the baby ... He or she will wear sterile gloves to do this .

www.whattoexpect.com/pregnancy/symptoms-and-solutions/dilation-and-effacement.aspx

Learn about what causes your cervix to start opening and thinning at just the right time in your pregnancy. cervical ... As the cervix continues to thin and open, the " cork" of mucous that seals the opening of the cervix ... What you can do about it.

www.bellybelly.com.au/pregnancy/what-does-it-mean-to-be-effaced-during-pregnancy

Mar 30, 2016 ... During pregnancy, your cervix is thick and around 3-5 centimetres in ... As you get close to the end of pregnancy, your cervix begins to shorten and thin. ... guessing when labour will begin and what to do if it doesn't start 'on ...

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Mar 21, 2017 ... When your cervix begins to thin and relax, this plug is expelled. ... You will be motivated to make lists of things to do, things to clean, things to ...

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Jun 18, 2016 ... Do you know the typical signs of labor? Understand the ... As labor begins, your cervix softens, shortens and thins (effacement). You might feel ...

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It also needs to thin out (or efface) before it can dilate. Your body generally undergoes these changes before labour starts, and often without your knowledge .

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While you are pregnant, your cervix is usually around 2 to 3 cm long. In late pregnancy or early labor, Braxton Hicks' practice contractions start to shorten the cervix, a process known ... 6 Baby Names That Mean Love for Your Littlest Valentine ...

www.yourchildbirthguide.com/cervix-dilation.html

... outside environment. In order for your baby to pass through, your cervix must dilate and thin out completely. ... Does It Mean I'm Going Into Labor? Nope, sorry.