Around ovulation, the cervix is soft (like your ear lobe), slightly open and may be positioned high up in your abdomen.
Other times it’s firmer (like the tip of your nose), tightly closed and may be positioned lower down in your abdomen (2–5).
What does a closed cervix feel like in early pregnancy?
The cervix is the entrance to your womb and sits between your vagina and uterus. It feels like a round donut or ball high inside your vagina. If you haven’t conceived, your cervix will feel firm before your period, like an unripened fruit. If you are pregnant, your cervix will feel soft .
What does a closed cervix mean?
When you aren’t pregnant, your cervix produces mucus, known as vaginal discharge. If there isn’t a pregnancy, the cervix will relax and the os will open to allow the lining of your uterus to exit your body through your vagina. A closed cervix can sometimes happen temporarily during part of each menstrual cycle.
What does an open cervix feel like vs closed?
A cervix that is high, soft, and open is a fertile cervix. A cervix that is low, firm and closed is not a fertile sign, and you’re probably not ovulating yet—or you have already ovulated.
Does a closed cervix feel like dimples?
It may be round or shaped like a horizontal dimple. It may have a slight opening or be tightly shut. The opening itself may feel smooth or have a more jagged-edged feel. Generally speaking, the smoothness and moistness of the cervix would be similar to the tissues lining your cheek.