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38 Weeks Pregnant Mucus Plug
I'm 38 weeks pregnant. Lost mucus plug and having back pain on my left side. No contractions but legs hurt like if i were on my period. Labor?
Like material that functions to moisten and protect inner body surfaces. The viscous slippery substance that consists chiefly of mucin, water, cells, and inorganic salts and that is secreted as a protective lubricant coating by the cells and glands of the mucous membranes. The free slime of the mucous membranes, composed of secretion of the glands, various salts, ...Read more
No : There is no set order for these things. ...Read more
Follow dr's advice: Some OB doctors might want to know if you have lost your mucus plug. A good rule of thumb is to go to the hospital if you are contracting every 5-7 minutes, if your water breaks, if you have a flow of blood, or if your baby is moving less than usual. ...Read more
I have grainy white discharge after a cervical exam--actually 3 total last night (38 weeks pregnant. In early labor. 1cm) what is it? Mucous plug?
Could be : It's certainly normal to have mucous discharge after a cervical exam when you are 1 cm dilated. ...Read more
38 weeks pregnant, passed mucous plug today. Also having diahhrea with back and stomach cramping. Could it be labor?
38 weeks pregnant and lost my mucus plug last week. Today after using the restroom I noticed some pink blood when I wiped. Is this normal?
Turned 38 weeks today. Last night i lost my mucus plug and this morning ive been having contractions every 6-8 min. Is it to early to have my baby?
I am 38 weeks and i'm pretty sure i just lost my mucus plug. Does losing my mucus plug mean that i've started dilating?
It might.: At 38 weeks in your pregnancy, you will likely go into labor soon, i.e., within the next 4 weeks! it's so unpredictable. But losing the mucus plug means that labor's on the horizon - we just don't know how close! look for regular cramping and uterine tightening occurring with increasing frequency and severity - or for your water breaking (leak or non-negotiable gush of fluid). Questions? Call doc. ...Read more
Im 38 weeks and 4 days. I was 3cm last week and have been contractions since last night. I just lost my mucus plug. How long till later comes?
Unpredictable: That is completely unpredictable on an individual basis. Depending on how close your contractions are or any other symptoms you are having, you should be seen. ...Read more
In 38 weeks n 4 days. I lost my mucus plug around 11 last nite now i have watery liquid leaking out. Im not sure what it is?
If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more
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