Stages of childbirth: childbirth stages in images
  
First stage of childbirth - cervical dilatation, step 5
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First stage of childbirth - cervical dilatation, step 5


The cervix disappears and is completely dilated. Once the dilation is "complete", the baby can make its way down the vagina.


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2012/03/30
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