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Low and open cervix?? maybe tmi? W.W. Due June 2; 3 kids; Arkansas 8009 posts
Jan 2nd '12

So i've been trying to read what it might mean when it's low and open? I can stick the tip of my finger into it and I guess it's pretty soft since I can do that, lol. AF is 4 days late, all bfns. Thanks guys!!

spacey mcpants TTC since Nov 2011; 252 kids; Beaufort, South Carolina 39646 posts
Jan 2nd '12

I thought low and open was AF? And if you've given birth vaginally, it's always gonna feel a little open.



Dammit.. I can't remember!

W.W. Due June 2; 3 kids; Arkansas 8009 posts
Jan 2nd '12
Quoting spacey mcpants:" I thought low and open was AF? And if you've given birth vaginally, it's always gonna feel a little open. Dammit.. I can't remember!"

Yeah both of my girls were delivered vaginally.

spacey mcpants TTC since Nov 2011; 252 kids; Beaufort, South Carolina 39646 posts
Jan 2nd '12
Quoting I Love Dem Baybees!:" Yeah both of my girls were delivered vaginally."

How often do you check your cervix? I was surprised that mine felt like a smile :oops::lol:. It took me a few months to get used to the more subtle change between normal and open.

*Mommy to four little Mon Due May 28; 3 kids; 1 angel baby; Kitchener, Ontario 8595 posts
Jan 2nd '12

The day before I got my BFP I checked my cervix and it was slightly open ( but if you have been pregnant before it will be) and high...hard for me to reach. I could just barely reach it with my finger tip. It also felt soft still.

Vindictive Due July 23; 50 kids; Switzerland 31001 posts
Jan 2nd '12

When AF is about to show, your cervix should be low, firm and open. :(

W.W. Due June 2; 3 kids; Arkansas 8009 posts
Jan 2nd '12
Quoting spacey mcpants:" How often do you check your cervix? I was surprised that mine felt like a smile :oops::lol:. It took me a few months to get used to the more subtle change between normal and open."

Not very often, I only checked it cuz i'm waiting on AF and was curious lol. What really alerted me was my b**bs feeling heavier and fuller and my nips being sensitive...where the heck is AF lol..normally my b**bs don't have any change like this.

W.W. Due June 2; 3 kids; Arkansas 8009 posts
Jan 2nd '12
Quoting *Mac and Keagan's Momma*:" The day before I got my BFP I checked my cervix and it was slightly open ( but if you have been pregnant ... [snip!] ... before it will be) and high...hard for me to reach. I could just barely reach it with my finger tip. It also felt soft still."

Mine is pretty low lol.

W.W. Due June 2; 3 kids; Arkansas 8009 posts
Jan 2nd '12
Quoting Vindictive:" When AF is about to show, your cervix should be low, firm and open. :("

Ah i see, well I don't think it's very firm it's hard for me to tell cuz it was soft enough to push on...when it's firm does it stick out more or something? It felt like it kinda came to a point if that makes sense.

Vindictive Due July 23; 50 kids; Switzerland 31001 posts
Jan 2nd '12
Quoting I Love Dem Baybees!:" Ah i see, well I don't think it's very firm it's hard for me to tell cuz it was soft enough to push on...when ... [snip!] ... to push on...when it's firm does it stick out more or something? It felt like it kinda came to a point if that makes sense."


It varies. You would need to know what your cervix feels like throughout your cycle to really tell.

*Mommy to four little Mon Due May 28; 3 kids; 1 angel baby; Kitchener, Ontario 8595 posts
Jan 2nd '12

<blockquote><b>Quoting I Love Dem Baybees!:</b>" Ah i see, well I don't think it's very firm it's hard for me to tell cuz it was soft enough to push on...when ... [snip!] ... to push on...when it's firm does it stick out more or something? It felt like it kinda came to a point if that makes sense."</blockquote>




Like a nose tip? For me when it was low and easy to find AF was on her way :(

W.W. Due June 2; 3 kids; Arkansas 8009 posts
Jan 2nd '12
Quoting Vindictive:" It varies. You would need to know what your cervix feels like throughout your cycle to really tell."

Oh okay lol, i'll start checking it more often then :). Thanks ladies!!

Vindictive Due July 23; 50 kids; Switzerland 31001 posts
Jan 2nd '12
Quoting I Love Dem Baybees!:" Oh okay lol, i'll start checking it more often then :). Thanks ladies!!"


Make sure you check it at the same time each day.

W.W. Due June 2; 3 kids; Arkansas 8009 posts
Jan 2nd '12
Quoting *Mac and Keagan's Momma*:" <blockquote><b>Quoting I Love Dem Baybees!:</b>" Ah i see, well I don't think it's ... [snip!] ... if that makes sense."</blockquote> Like a nose tip? For me when it was low and easy to find AF was on her way :("

Yep, that's what confuses me...I dunno why i'd be having all of these symptoms starting like a week ago and still nothing *sigh*. Guess i'll keep waiting, nothing else I can do lol.

W.W. Due June 2; 3 kids; Arkansas 8009 posts
Jan 2nd '12
Quoting Vindictive:" Make sure you check it at the same time each day."

Okay I will, thanks lady :).