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29 Jan 2004

Stitch in Cervix
Hi

How does one know if they have a weak cervix during pregnancy. I have heard that some pregnant ladies have to have a stitch in order to keep the baby in the womb. How is this picked up.

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GynaeDoc
gynaedoc

01 Jan 0001

It can be tested for by measuring the length of the cervix with ultrasound.

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