A uterine prolapse occurs when a woman's pelvic muscles and ligaments
become weak. This causes the uterus to drop from its normal position. This allows
the neck of the uterus (cervix) to bulge down into the vagina.
ByHealthwise Staff Primary Medical ReviewerSarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine Specialist Medical ReviewerFemi Olatunbosun, MB, FRCSC - Obstetrics and Gynecology