#DilationMatters: My Story

We are so grateful to the brave mamas who have shared their birth stories with us. From admission to the hospital to recommendations during labor to the decision to proceed with cesarean delivery, these moms know first hand why #dilationmatters.

Did cervical dilation make a difference in your birth story? Want to share your story with other moms? We'd love to hear from you! Please fill out the form below, and we will share why #dilationmatters together.

 

Natalie's Story

Natalie went into labor with her daughter Coral on Christmas Day. She learned just why #dilationmatters when her providers relied on cervical dilation measurements to track "labor progress" and recommended pitocin.

Olivia's Story

Olivia was excited to greet her bundle of joy, but when her cervical dilation did not change, her doctors recommended a cesarean delivery for "arrest of dilation."

Nicole's Story

Two weeks past her due date, Nicole's doctors recommended a "labor induction." Cervical dilation measurements guided her physician's decisions about how exactly to "induce" labor.

 

Dilation Matters Blog

Please visit the Dilation Matters Blog to read more inspirational and amazing stories from real mothers.

You are sure to be touched by their incredible birth stories, which highlight the many ways that cervical dilation plays a role in labor and delivery.

 
 

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