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Old 08-16-2007, 08:12 AM   #20
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Re: Stripping/Sweeping membranes?

Originally Posted by itsymama View Post
When they strip or sweep the membranes you need to be at least 2 or 3 cm dilated , they stick a couple of fingers in your cervix and sweep their fingers from side to side to separate your bag of waters from your cervix . The reason I won't try it till after 40 weeks though is it has been know to actually break a womans bag of waters .
That is what happen to me after reading what I had put last time it probably didn't sound like it. On my 39 week appt they were stripped again and water broke that afternoon. Again, wasn't having contractions so I went ahead and took the pitosin.
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