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Anxious about giving birth? Have questions about labour? Be prepared for the final furlong of pregnancy with our guide to your third trimester - and beyond
Please! It's for my friend, she's overdue and desperate to know if anything is likely to happen.Do you know what a ripe cervix should feel like?Ta
soft, like a pursed mouth, rather than firm like the tip of your nose, it should be towards the front and you might be able to insert a clean and short nailed fingertip insideunless she has been checking her cervix frequently though she has nothing to compare against. sheila kitzinger had some good info on what the cervix feels like if you google.be very careful when fiddling, short nails and clean hands, squatting down might be easier than reaching past the bump
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