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A 24-year-old female asked:

i'm currently 39 + 5 pregnant due on friday and my baby has been really active where it hurts is this a sign of labour starting soon ?

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Dr. Nathan Lilya
Family Medicine 8 years experience
Activity in labor: Usually baby begins to move a little less during the late parts of pregnancy, just because they are a bit cramped. If this is your first pregnancy, it is reasonable to be concerned, and not know when labor will start. Contractions feel different for everyone, but typically the entire abdomen gets really hard, and it will hurt. You may also lose your mucous plug as the cervix opens. Good luck!

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I'm 36w6d pregnant . this is my first pregnancy ..how long after baby drops i go into labor ? (he hasnt dropped yet )

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Dr. Dale Kristle
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Might not drop: might not drop until labor, baby dropping has no relation to when labor will start

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