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“If you’re feeling like you need to push, push! Let’s meet your baby!” – OB, when mother said she felt ready to push, without performing a cervical check.

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 January 31, 2013  birth, OB, pushing, Thoughtful Thursdays  Add comments

  3 Responses to “Thoughtful Thursday! “If You’re Feeling Like You Need To Push, Push…!””

  1. Good, cervical checks are invasive and usually unnecessary.

  2. Actually the need to push is more of an indicator that it’s “time” than a check. You can get to 10cm and still not be ready to push. Your best bet is wait for the urge.

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