What is cerclage? Why is it done and what are the benefits of it? And incompetence cervical isthmus? What it is and when it becomes a risk for pregnancy. The incompetence of the cervical isthmus is when the cervix does not have enough strength and structure to hold the weight of the pregnancy . The uterus becomes heavy and thus forces the cervix down. With that, gravity helps in this process and then the cervix opens up and the pregnancy is lost or even a premature birth can happen. It all depends on what stage of pregnancy the woman is in.
But it is not because the woman may have this problem in the cervix that the pregnancy cannot go forward. For some time now, there has been a method of suturing the cervix called cerclage. In a surgical procedure and very safe for mom and baby, the cervix gains some points for not opening during pregnancy. The patient diagnosed with this syndrome may have to rest for a great part of the pregnancy. This may be the biggest annoyance, but of the lesser evils in the face of a miracle so great that it is generating a baby.
How to Diagnose Incompetence Cervical Isthmus?
Usually cervical isthmus incompetence is diagnosed after several recurrent miscarriages, with no apparent cause and a series of imaging tests, very thin cervix and uterus with little depth in the cervix may also be indicative. Some women need to undergo cerclage early in pregnancy, before the uterus becomes heavy enough to open with the weight of the pregnancy.
The cervical incompetence is the solution for many women carry their child to term and should be well received if the doctor tells the procedure. Cerclage is done in a maternity hospital and is simple, quick and painless, since local anesthesia is used to prevent pain. Treatment for cervical isthmus incompetence: Rest, cerclage and a well done prenatal. All of these procedures together help the baby to be born strong and healthy. This movie below I found on YouTube, was made by Danielle Fênix who won the IIC, after having 2 abortions this little flower from Ana Valentina was born.
My name is Dr. Alexis Hart I am 38 years old, I am the mother of 3 beautiful children! Different ages, different phases 16 years, 12 years and 7 years. In love with motherhood since always, I found it difficult to make my dreams come true, and also some more after I was already a mother.
Since I imagined myself as a mother, in my thoughts everything seemed to be much easier and simpler than it really was, I expected to get pregnant as soon as I wished, but it wasn’t that simple. The first pregnancy was smooth, but my daughter’s birth was very troubled. Joana was born in 2002 with a weight of 2930kg and 45cm, from a very peaceful cesarean delivery but she had already been born with congenital pneumonia due to a broken bag not treated with antibiotics even before delivery.