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New hope for preventing miscarriage&cervical weakenss #parents #prolife by Patty .. Patient Expert Posted Tue 15 Mar 2011 3:25pm It's always great to hear new medical procedures are available to prevent miscarriages. Nobody knows what exactly causes them but many are found to be caused by a weak cervix, leading to an infection in the fetus or sticky blood, which can be due to a lack of folic acid. In addition the risk of miscarriage increases in wo ... Read on »
Introduction to the Cervix by findingeve Patient Expert Posted Sat 13 Jun 2009 12:12am 2 Comments The word cervix has only recently come to refer almost exclusively to the portion of the uterus that narrows between the vagina and the body of the uterus (corpus uteri). Cervix is from the Latin for “neck” and uterus is from the Latin for “womb.” Thus, the cervix is the neck of the womb–strange imagery, non? Anyway, what exactly is it ... Read on »
Cervical cancer expert supports application of better diagnostic systems by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Wed 01 Aug 2012 10:38am Following the news that the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) have approved the use of new cervicalRelating either to the cervix (the neck of the womb) or to the cervical vertebrae in the neck (cervical spine). cancerAbnormal, uncontrolled cell division result ... Read on »
Why the cervical cancer screening age does not need to be lowered by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Tue 29 May 2012 9:43am Following calls from patient groups and MPs to lower the age for cervicalRelating either to the cervix (the neck of the womb) or to the cervical vertebrae in the neck (cervical spine). cancerAbnormal, uncontrolled cell division resulting in a malignant tu ... Read on »
Types Of Miscarriage by Jennifer Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 22 Oct 2008 4:51pm Most people who have never gone through a miscarriage believe that all miscarriages are the same. This is not true. There are at least 7 different types of miscarriages. In this post I will explain each type. This first is a threatened miscarriage, which means a woman is showing signs that she may possibly miscarry. These signs include ble ... Read on »
When The Door Closes by NicoleD Posted Tue 26 Jun 2012 9:00am Abnormal labor patterns. Dysfunctional labors. Failure to progress. If you are a professional in the childbirth industry long enough, you will hear these words. Abnormal Dysfunctional Failure Such harsh and condemning words. And of course, the blame is put on the mother and her bodies inability to birth. Now, I am no ... Read on »
Signs of Labor | Cervix Dilation by hipchickheather Posted Thu 24 Feb 2011 9:54am 27 facts about the cervix and how it acts during labor When it is close to time to deliver your baby, the cervix starts to efface, or thin, and dilate, or open. This is to prepare for the baby to go through the birth canal. The rate at which cervical dilation and effacement happens is different for each woman ... Read on »
Fellow Fighter Lindsey aka Lynz by megse5 Patient Expert Posted Sat 11 Apr 2009 12:34am I like to share with everyone other people's stories, if they let me. Today is Lindsey's Birthday and she has kindly allowed me to share her story with you. Please read what she has written, comment and wish her a happy birthday :) Another Chapter in my Book: A Survivor's Story By Lindsey aka Lynz I was too young, acco ... Read on »
Things you won't hear your L and D nurse say (but she's thinking them) by AtYourCervix Patient Expert Posted Thu 16 Jun 2011 2:51pm What I'm thinking versus what I really say I have never seen something like that before! Well, that's interesting. What IS that?!? I'm not quite sure. Let me get your doctor or midwife. All 20 of your visitors are your labor support? Sure. That's wonderful that you have so many supportive people to help you through labor. Gr ... Read on »
Cervical incompetence by AtYourCervix Patient Expert Posted Thu 17 Dec 2009 5:45am We've had a run of high risk pregnancies lately (what else is new?), specifically women with cervical incompetence. Cervical incompetence is when the cervix starts to prematurely efface (thin out) and dilate, usually resulting in premature delivery if measures are not taken to prevent the birth. We don't always know what causes cervical ... Read on »