• The epithelium of the cervix is nonkeratinized stratified squamous epithelium at the ectocervix, and simple columnar epithelium at the cervix proper. (wikidoc.org)
  • The Sympto-Thermal Method is a system using the mucus and temperature signs in a cross-checking way for the highest confidence and reliability in family planning. (dioceseofscranton.org)
  • Because of this, invading agents such as Helicobacter pylori, a bacterium that causes stomach ulcers, can alter the pH of the mucus to make the mucus pliable enough to move through. (wikipedia.org)
  • The cervix needs to dilate from one to 10 centimeters (3.9 in), at which point you can deliver your baby. (wikihow.com)
  • He or she will see if the baby has "dropped," which means that the cervix has begun to dilate and get softer. (wikihow.com)
  • But if your hysterectomy was for a precancerous or cancerous condition of the cervix, your doctor may recommend continuing routine Pap testing. (mayoclinic.org)