Incompetent cervix: A cervix that is abnormally liable to dilate and so is not competent to keep the fetus up in the uterus and keep it from being spontaneously aborted (miscarried).
Incompetent cervix occurs when the cervix is weak and begins to open before a baby is ready to be born, it is called an Incompetant Cervix.
The basics of the incompetent cervix and what you can do about it to prolong your pregnancy and protect your baby.
Symptoms of and treatments for incompetent cervix, in which a pregnant woman's cervix is softer and weaker than normal.
Learn all about this serious pregnancy complication in which the cervix starts to efface and dilate without contractions.
What causes incompetent cervix? How is it treated? Are there risks to a cerclage? Learn these answers as a mom shares her experiences and research.