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How far up is the cervix?

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Re: How far up is the cervix?

  • I know this question seems nuts but what is your DH is well endowed? 
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  • Even when your cervix is "open" during your fertile window, it is only open a centimeter or 2. 

    JFC learn a little about your own body.  





  • Huh? No. Penises can not go into the uterus. Neither can turkey basters. People use turkey basters as an alternative to sex, not as a form of IUI.
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  • The cervix has a fairly tight opening and kind of moves around to accommodate things, so no, it's not likely that a guy, even if he's super well-endowed, would actually push through into the ute.  You would know it if he did, because it would really hurt and you'd tell him to stop if he managed it!  But the cervix is almost always within reach of a finger, your vagina is usally around middle finger length from opening to cervix.  Sometimes, depending on where you are in your cycle or time of day, it can be lower or higher, but it's not just sitting there waiting to be opened by a peen, your vaginal wall actually stretches to make the room for it not your cervix.


         

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  • Tweeks23 said:
    Edited and moved post over to FFFC!

    Hey I thought it was a great question and answered it well and informatively!!


         

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  • jcsumm0 said:

    Even when your cervix is "open" during your fertile window, it is only open a centimeter or 2. 

    JFC learn a little about your own body.  

    She's trying, thus the question.  Cut her a little slack maybe, this isn't an answer that just pops up on a google search! 


         

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  • Tweeks23 said:
    So how far up is the cervix? When you have sex can a guy penetrate the cervix and get up into the uterus? I'm only asking b/c my Dr. was talking about IUI if if 6 more months we are unsuccessful in TTC. I always hear people talk about the "tukey baster" method, and wondered if people actually do that.
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  • Why move this over to FFFC? It isn't a confession.
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  • gscoville said:
    jcsumm0 said:

    Even when your cervix is "open" during your fertile window, it is only open a centimeter or 2. 

    JFC learn a little about your own body.  

    She's trying, thus the question.  Cut her a little slack maybe, this isn't an answer that just pops up on a google search! 
    It wasn't popping up in my google search, so thank you!
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  • Why move this over to FFFC? It isn't a confession.
    B/c its probably something I should know but don't. I'm not sure what QFP means
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  • Tweeks23 said:
    Why move this over to FFFC? It isn't a confession.
    B/c its probably something I should know but don't. I'm not sure what QFP means
    quoted for posterity 
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  • Tweeks23 said:
    Why move this over to FFFC? It isn't a confession.
    B/c its probably something I should know but don't. I'm not sure what QFP means

    Quoted for Posterity.  Deleting posts isn't looked upon very favourably on these boards, so we make a point of quoting original posts in case they're deleted.  For future reference, just leave a post, not delete it.  You never know if someone else is wondering the same question and could be helped by your post, deleting it makes that help unavailable.


         

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  • For some reason I though QFP meant Quit Fucking Posting.  :D
    LOLOLOLOL!
  • Im cunfuzzled...I thought OP was a poster that had children....maybe I am losing my damn mind? 

    Pardon me if i'm wrong and mixing people up... 
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  • Spookster said:
    Im cunfuzzled...I thought OP was a poster that had children....maybe I am losing my damn mind? 

    Pardon me if i'm wrong and mixing people up... 
    No that is me. What I meant to ask was could a guy who is well endowed enter the cervix and get into the uterus. After reading more I'm seeing that is no.
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  • Spookster said:
    Im cunfuzzled...I thought OP was a poster that had children....maybe I am losing my damn mind? 

    Pardon me if i'm wrong and mixing people up... 
    She does. Shes ACSoup
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    May/June 2014 FET = canceled. Polyps found on Saline Sonogram
    Hysteroscopy 5/27
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    September 2014 FET #2= BFP 9/30 EDD 6/14/15  CP 10/8/14
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  • Ah, my husband is packing below the belt and sometimes I get minor light bleeding and it feels like hes hit something and I was told by my dr. that most likley it's from the cervix being irritated. Not everyones cervix is positioned the same either ;) 
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  • gscoville said:
    jcsumm0 said:

    Even when your cervix is "open" during your fertile window, it is only open a centimeter or 2. 

    JFC learn a little about your own body.  

    She's trying, thus the question.  Cut her a little slack maybe, this isn't an answer that just pops up on a google search! 


    Yeah, but you know how you can find out how far up it is?  Stick your finger up there!  Read a FF tutorial.  OP has 2 kids, you'd think she'd felt her own cervix at this point.  Or thought about how it fells to dilate to 10 cm when you give birth.

    Maybe I'm just angry today, but this question is just nutty in my mind. 





  • jcsumm0 said:
    gscoville said:
    jcsumm0 said:

    Even when your cervix is "open" during your fertile window, it is only open a centimeter or 2. 

    JFC learn a little about your own body.  

    She's trying, thus the question.  Cut her a little slack maybe, this isn't an answer that just pops up on a google search! 


    Yeah, but you know how you can find out how far up it is?  Stick your finger up there!  Read a FF tutorial.  OP has 2 kids, you'd think she'd felt her own cervix at this point.  Or thought about how it fells to dilate to 10 cm when you give birth.

    Maybe I'm just angry today, but this question is just nutty in my mind. 

    I have two kids and both were c-sec b/c after 12 hrs of labor they wouldn't come out! So yes, I did dilate but they never came out that way.
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  • I'll admit that when I'm checking for my CP, I can't ever feel it. Ever. I've stuck my middle finer in as far as it goes and I've never found it. So I gave up trying. I tried squatting, putting one leg on the toliet, stand straight. I am the worst at checking CP. 


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  • mmb248 said:
    Tweeks23 said:
    Why move this over to FFFC? It isn't a confession.
    B/c its probably something I should know but don't. I'm not sure what QFP means
    Quoting for posterity. 

    Or prosperity:
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  • Ask me about bed rest, short/ incompetent cervix, preterm labor, I am your girl!!
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  • jcsumm0 said:
    gscoville said:
    jcsumm0 said:

    Even when your cervix is "open" during your fertile window, it is only open a centimeter or 2. 

    JFC learn a little about your own body.  

    She's trying, thus the question.  Cut her a little slack maybe, this isn't an answer that just pops up on a google search! 


    Yeah, but you know how you can find out how far up it is?  Stick your finger up there!  Read a FF tutorial.  OP has 2 kids, you'd think she'd felt her own cervix at this point.  Or thought about how it fells to dilate to 10 cm when you give birth.

    Maybe I'm just angry today, but this question is just nutty in my mind. 

    I'd never felt my cervix before TTC, and I have a vaginally-born child.  Until I found this site, and through googling and finding the site beautiful cervix project, I didn't have the foggiest idea of what my cervix was even like.  That site, and the helpful ladies here, was how I learned how to find it for checking CM/CP, before I had no clue. 


         

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  • I'm not defending OP, but remember, just because someone has had kids doesn't mean they know what's going on.


    I have two kids .... 4 total pregnancies. Felt my cervix for the first time a couple months ago.

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  • Tweeks23 said:
    Ask me about bed rest, short/ incompetent cervix, preterm labor, I am your girl!!
    Oh and colic and reflux...I'm a pro at those too!
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  • Not such a bad question really. Theoretically if something has an opening, then something "can" go through it. Sex however, unless you are mating a jackhammer, shouldn't cause that to happen. Though I know of weirder things that have happened that "shouldn't" lol

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  • lovelym13 said:
    I'll admit that when I'm checking for my CP, I can't ever feel it. Ever. I've stuck my middle finer in as far as it goes and I've never found it. So I gave up trying. I tried squatting, putting one leg on the toliet, stand straight. I am the worst at checking CP. 

    I'm so glad you said that. I thought I was the only one with this problem.
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  • I've only felt mine because I was checking for my Mirena string... and goddamn that girl is hard to get to! I have no idea when I actually start TTC if I'll be able to do that all the time... 
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