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CathB

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Cervix shortening at 22 weeks
« on: July 14, 2019 at 05:28 AM »
Hi everyone, I had a Leep and cone procedure done last year to remove abnormal cells from my cervix. I fell pregnant a few months later.

At my 21 week scan my cervix was measuring 3.5cm. Then one week later at 22 weeks it was only 3cm. I have another check next week at 23 weeks.

Has anyone else been in a similar position?
If it reduces further would you recommend having a cerclage put in after 23 weeks?

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Re: Cervix shortening at 22 weeks
« Reply #1 on: July 14, 2019 at 07:43 PM »
I was told I had short cervix with cervical funneling around 24 weeks. Mfm ob said I had missed the window to get a Cerclage, so I’m on progesterone daily and bedrest from 24 weeks until birth. I’ll be 30 weeks tomorrow, cervix is currently 2.1 :( You should be fine unless it gets below 2.5, then you’re at risk for preterm labor. Take it easy, don’t lift anything, recline or lay as much as possible... anything to try to keep as much weight off your cervix as possible!