Incompetent cervix

The cervix is normally closed during pregnancy and opens at labor. Sometimes there is a defect in the cervix leading to its widening and thus abortion or premature labor might occur. This happens due to operations in the cervix, infection, previous complicated vaginal delivery or injuring the cervix during a vaginal procedure. The doctor performs cervical Cerculage as a solution

Author: DrAshrafSabry

Fertility, Obstetrics & Gynecology Consultant.