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This is a great article about how vaginal exams in labor can often cause more harm than good.

The Anterior Cervical Lip: how to ruin a perfectly good birth | Midwife Thinking.



Great article about assessing cervical dilation in labor without vaginal exams – the purple line!

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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