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Effacement and Dilation Explained


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December 12th, 2011, 08:29 PM
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In the final weeks of pregnancy, an expectant mother’s body begins its natural preparation for labor and delivery. Among the early signs of labor are effacement and dilation, important changes that occur to the cervix and work together to make it possible for the baby to safely and smoothly come out of its mother’s uterus. 
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December 12th, 2011, 08:29 PM
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i've been 5 and 6 cm without being in active labour.
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how? At 4cm you are in active labor wether you feel the contractions or not.
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I also recommend the <strong><a href="http://goo.gl/OKjez">PREGNANCY MIRACLE GUIDE</a></strong> for information on effacement and dilation!
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