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what does it mean when your cervix is open or close when your

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what does it mean when your cervix is open or close when your cervix is close are you preganet that what i was told
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: OB GYN
Expert:  Dr. Kala replied 7 years ago.
Hi,

An open cervix refers to the internal os and the amount of dilatation. So if it is 1 cm or more it is considered opened. This can be dangerous in preterm pregnancies. Also women who have had several vaginal deliveries will find their cervices to be opened to 2 cm in the last month of the pregnancy, this is considered normal for them.

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