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 What does effaced mean with regards to antenatal care?

Answer The cervix dialates during the course of labor. This is measured in centimeters across (from 1 centimeter to 10 which is completely dialated.) In addition to opening up (dilatation), the cervix als... Read More »
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How long will it take to get 100 effaced and to labor when you are 37 weeks 80 percent effaced and 2 cm dialated with your first child and you don't know the baby's station but he is in position?

Answer YOu won't know all you can do is stay hydrated and go for a walk. Walking speeds up the process. Or try some old wives tales like eating spicy food. Your body will know when it the best tim... Read More »
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What are antenatal Screening Tests?

Antenatal screening tests are carried out by amniocentesis or by chronic villus sampling.
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What is the purpose of antenatal testing?

These tests and exams are essential for protecting the health of a pregnant woman and her developing child.
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If you are not dilated or effaced at all and you drink castor oil can it just make you become dilated and effaced?

Supposedly it can be very bad for the baby. It will give you diarhea and as you know that causes a lot of pain, cramping, and pushing of the stomache muscles that MAY cause you to get sick enough t... Read More »
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