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January 1, 2013 in Birth, Homebirth, Hospital, Midwifery | Tags: cervical dilation, vaginal exams
There are alternatives to having vaginal exams in labor to check your dilation – have you heard of the red/purple line?
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January 2, 2013 at 1:04 am
I have noticed that the line tends to be informative, though I probably don’t do enough cervical checks to say it’s absolutely accurate. Still, it’s a good tool, IMO!
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