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Is it possible to no if you have dilated with out going to the doctors, coz that is really un-comfy (never can spell that, sorry)
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replied April 4th, 2009
Yes, MandeeMoo, it is possible. All the doctors do to see if you are dilating or have dilated is stick their fingers in (all the way) and they measure how many centimeters you are by how many fingers they can get in there without forcing any fingers. Usually if a finger won't go in, they won't force. I know this may sound kind of "dirty" but I'm sorry lol. When I was preg, I also wondered how they could tell if you were dilating and I finally just asked my doctor and that's what she told me.
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replied April 27th, 2009
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you can check your own dialation too. As long as your water hasnt broken.

I tryed but didnt really know what I was feeling. I knew it was opened more...sure enough I was 2 cm. After that I was too scared to try...lol. My hubby check me and said he could feel his head before he started to crown all the way...weird i know
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replied September 30th, 2009
im 7 months pregnant and high risk for preterm labor. my baby has been head down the whole time. i have dropped and concrned that i might have dialted due to some really bad pains. like when i go to the bathroom i feel alot of pressure is that normal.
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replied February 21st, 2010
I am 36 weeks pregnant. I have been experiencing uncomfortable pressures in my lower abdomen and sometimes a weird feeling in my vaginal area. This is my second child and I know that I should remember what is going on, but I don't and I'm curious and nervous.
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replied August 7th, 2010
what do u expect when you are dilating at 37 weeeks
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replied January 27th, 2012
well im 37+6 weeks i am gettin really bad pains in my vaginal area and lower back and abdoman and i dont know quite if it is dialation or not
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replied January 27th, 2012
well im 37+6 weeks i am gettin really bad pains in my vaginal area and lower back and abdoman and i dont know quite if it is dialation or not
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