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kshirley15 posted:
I had my 36 week appointment yesterday and before the doctor checked me he said he expected my cervix to be closed. Well to his and my surprise I am already dilated to a 2 and 80% effaced! However, the baby is still breech. The doctor said he thought he was frank breech, with his legs up and butt down. He said there is still a chance he will turn but with the position he is in it is more difficult for them to turn than if he was just feet down. So, I am starting to prepare myself for a c-section.

Does anyone have any experience with frank breech babies turning this late??
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amykaelynn responded:
Im just about 37 weeks.. tomorrow I will be 37 wks. Its been 8 years since I have been pregnant. What does effaced mean??
 
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akagirl1999 replied to amykaelynn's response:
Hope this helps.

http://www.webmd.com/baby/tc/cervical-effacement-and-dilatation -
 
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amykaelynn replied to akagirl1999's response:
I tryed going to that link but it didnt work
 
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kshirley15 replied to amykaelynn's response:
Effacement is the thinning out of the cervix.


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