Checking Your Cervix

Checking Your Cervix

Here's my friend Heather talking about checking her cervix during one of her births:

"I checked my cervix during labor because I knew what it felt like before from trying to conceive. I was feeling discouraged with my labor so I wanted to see what was going on. When I felt it swollen shut rather than opening I realized her head was in front of my cervix rather than on it which led me to sit on the ball to align things. Clearly it worked because she was born less than an hour later.

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