i've felt scared and alone now for awhile, thinking why it is i could possibly have a short cervix and what i could do to stop it, i am now 24 weeks and my cervix is measuring at 1.9 now starting out almost a week ago at 2.5 then two weeks prior i was at 2.7.. i've been on strict bed rest and am at risk for preterm labor which is scary! this is my first pregnancy so i didn't know what to expect.. but believe it or not bedrest does help! ( it's kept me from being admitted to the hospital thank god!) even though it feels kinda crappy to feel so dependent on someone else, it's better to be safe than sorry i know! i just don't understand why i would have to be put on bed rest at the hospital if i can be on bedrest at home... the babys head is pushing on my cervix, so i'm hoping bedrest is still going to be beneficial so i can atleast make it to 30 weeks.. i go back in 2 weeks to get checked and am hoping i don't get admitted to stay in the hospital.. last appointment a week ago i was in triage so it was kinda scary to think i could possibly give birth this early! any kind words, suggestions, or just someone who could relate to my situation would be a big help as support!
IC and at risk for preterm labor can anyone relate?
Just saw your post and wanted to send my thoughts and prayers your way!!! Did they ever mention to you about doing a cervical cerclage? Which is where they stitch your cervix so it can't open too early? I have had pre-term labor at 22.5 wks w/ twins and we lost them both so now that I'm preg again they are going to be stitching me at 13 wks. Glad that the bedrest is helping you, but I just had to ask if they talked to you about this at all. It might be a little too late, i'm not sure. Take care and i have my fingers crossed for you and your little one!!