Your uterus is a multi-faceted system, with specially designed processes all functioning together to make the most efficient delivery possible. In order for your baby to be born vaginally, there must be enough room so he or she can exit the uterus. This is made possible in part through the two processes of effacement and dilation.
Recently, I inherited my Dad’s house. The prospect of redecorating it and making it my own was somewhat bittersweet. Daddy had wanted to redecorate before he passed away, even mentioning several times that he wanted me to come help him pick out some curtains for his bedroom.