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what does 1 centimeter dilated mean?

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Old 08-05-2009, 10:22 AM   #1
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what does 1 centimeter dilated mean?

My doc said im 1cm dilated and 50% what does that mean im 35weeks 4days

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Old 08-10-2009, 02:15 PM   #2
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Re: what does 1 centimeter dilated mean?

Originally Posted by kiki90 View Post
My doc said im 1cm dilated and 50% what does that mean im 35weeks 4days
It means your cervix is 1cm dilated (open) and 50% thinned out. HTH's.

Old 09-06-2009, 06:28 PM   #3
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Re: what does 1 centimeter dilated mean?

Ebony already answered your question but just thought I would add that the Dr will consider you to be "in labor" when you are 4cm dilated..3 more to go!

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