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Mulberry, FL
A 20-year-old female asked:

38wks pregnant and think i'm losing my mucus plug slowly when i poop i wipe a little bit of gooey discharge from my vagina and sometimes after pee?

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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Quite likely: What you describe is very normal and probably is cervical mucous. You are certainly approaching labor, but is impossible to tell how soon it will occur. Good luck with your labor and delivery.

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