For a healthy pregnancy, getting regular prenatal care is crucial. If you are healthy and do not have any risk factors, you have to go for prenatal visits every 4 weeks until the 28th week, and every 2 weeks until the 36th week, and once every week till you deliver. You have to undergo various prenatal tests to determine if the pregnancy is progressing without any complications.
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Query: Hi doctor, I am 28 years old. I am 16 weeks pregnant now. My cervix is closed measuring 1.1 inch. I have heard that the length is short for me. What should be the average length of the cervix at 16 weeks? My doctor prescribed me Progesterone suppository. She has not advised me for bed rest or cercla... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Cervical length should be around 1.3 to 1.5 inches at 16 weeks. But some women do not have problems in pregnancy throughout the weeks even at 0.9 inch length. On ultrasound, we need to have a full bladder (means control of urination) to measure the exact length of the c... Read Full »