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A 19-year-old female asked:

I've been having a milky white discharge on my liner when i check my pants before toilet, i'm 38 weeks pregnant, is this a sign of labour?

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Dr. Barbara Coulter-Smith
33 years experience
No: Milky white discharge is common in pregnancy and especially in the last few weeks as the cervix softens and begins to dilate. If you have more clear fluid like water then you need to be evaluated to see if your membranes have ruptured.
Last updated Jun 13, 2018

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