Q:

my wife is diagnosed with Suspected cervical incompetence,threatened preterm contractions ... she is in her third trimester..What precautions best could be advised...



Tanu

I too had d same problem I had miscarriage in 5th mth. n this time I put cervical stiches in 20th week. in ur situation. she need to be in complete bed rest with leg position upside.

Sonali Shivlani

If there is cervical incompetence then it's best to opt for the cerclage which is stitches placed in the cervix to hold it closed. The doctor may also prescribe some medications which will help control the pre term contractions. It is best to rest as much as possible and in a lying down position as this will put less pressure on the cervix.

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