On today’s episode of the podcast we have a unique birth story episode from Kalishia. Warning: This episode includes pregnancy loss.
Kalishia had a transabdominal cerclage and a successful full term pregnancy after experiencing a miscarriage at 16 weeks and then a stillbirth at 21 weeks. A cerclage is a stitch that is placed around the cervix (the opening to the uterus) which keeps the cervix closed. It’s something we do for women who have a weakened cervix for whatever reason, whether from prior surgery or genetics. It’s not common and happens in 2-3% of pregnancies.
In this episode, Kalishia walks us through her experience. This episode is a bit longer because you really have to understand her first two pregnancies to understand the 3rd.
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