shortened cervix/bed rest at 27 weeks

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karno1
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shortened cervix/bed rest at 27 weeks

Post by karno1 » Wed Nov 07, 2007 8:39 pm

HI!

Anyone else out there been told they have a short cervix (not dialating) and now on bedrest? I went in for a cervical lengthening and its shrunk to 1cm (should be over 2.5cm). Now I am on bedrest the rest of the pregnancy.

Any successful outcomes of carrying to term (i have twins).

TIA
Karen
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Post by fulloffaith » Thu Nov 08, 2007 3:10 am

Hi Karen,

I am pregnant with triplets and they have always checked my cervix and thankfully it has always been long, even though it does fluctuate from week to week. I hope bed rest will help yours get longer and you won't have any more problems with it. I will be 27 weeks this weekend and have an appt friday so I am hoping for good news...you just never know!!

Hope you don't do go too crazy on bed rest!!
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Post by IVFmomof1 » Thu Nov 08, 2007 4:31 pm

I have been on bedrest since 27 weeks (now 35 weeks) for a different reason---low amniotic fluid. I feel for you as bedrest has been one of the most difficult challenges of my life! You get so sore, weak, and bored! I hope it works for you so you can keep those babies in as long as possible.
Have your friends bring you some good books!

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Post by Malinka » Sat Nov 10, 2007 2:25 am

Karen go on www.twinsmagazine.com forum, there are a lot of great sucess stories about carring to 36-37 weeks being on a bed rest

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Re: shortened cervix/bed rest at 27 weeks

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Re: shortened cervix/bed rest at 27 weeks

Post by marcus » Wed Feb 03, 2021 3:14 pm

Hi Karen
There are many pregnant women who managed to have live birth with short cervix, though most will have a preterm babies . Now you are almost 28 weeks if it happen that you goes into labour the chance of delivering a live birth is very good in particular if you pass 34 weeks
Some clinicians prescribe hormone progesterone ( natural hormone) to reduce the risk of early labour
Please be carful from lying in bed for long time as it increase risk of developing blood clot

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