Incompetent Cervix

I was pregnant with my second child. We found out at my 20 week ultra sound it was a little boy. At about 23 weeks I began to experience contractions and soon had my baby, a stillbirth. I have been diagnosed with an incomptent cervix. As I had already been pregnant and had my daughter, who is now 9, I had no reason to believe that there was anything worng with carrying a baby the second time areound. I have been told that when I get pregnant again I will have to have a creclage at 10 to 14 weeks. I do want to have another child but, naturally, am feeling apprehensive. Anyone who has gone through this are there any suggestions you can make. Also, I have heard about progesterone treatments. Has anyone had this treatments done along with the cerclage.