Checking your cervix is a simple procedure. The first step is to wash your hands and use antibacterial soap if at all possible. If you are pregnant and have not seen your feet for months, then it is best if you lie down as to lose your balance. Insert to fingers through the vagina towards buttocks. The cervix has two distinct feels depending on if your are pregnant or not. If you are pregnant, it will feel like puckered lips and if not then it will feel like the tip of your nose. Most women check to see if they are dilating. If you are, you will be able to slip a finger between the two puckers easily. Depending on how much you have dilated you can feel the water sack if it is in tack.