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This video discusses cervical checks in the context of preventing gbs infections, but I think we need to look much broader than that.  There are not a whole lot of reasons to check women so often before or during labor.  Especially if infection is a risk.

Refererence: https://www.groupbstrepinternational.org/gbs-medical-articles-and-abstracts.html#Invasive

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Rachel has worked as a register nurse (BSN from University of Utah) since 2004 with a work history in Labor and Delivery, NICU and Postpartum Care. She is also the founder of New Beginnings Doula Training which she organized in 2011. When she's not busy being a mother and grandmother, she can be found reading research papers related to some aspect of childbirth.

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