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The Big Gun: Magnesium Sulfate

The Big Gun: Magnesium Sulfate

30 weeks update. At my Monday follow-up (29 weeks, 4 days) my cervix dropped from 1.8 cm to 1.4 cm.  Couple that with a contraction every 4 to 6 minutes, my OB was ready to whip out the big gun magnesium sulfate stop my contractions.  As intimidating as it sounds, I’ll endure any treatment to … Continue reading

The Diary of Wimpy Cervix

The Diary of Wimpy Cervix

The good news:  At 29 weeks, our girls looked great.  The bad news: My cervix measured at 1.8 cm (a healthy cervix is 4cm+). My sonogram technician called it “a wimpy cervix.” Well my wimpy cervix was causing around 6 contractions an hour.  So, unsurprisingly, I got another wheel chair ride to be admitted to … Continue reading