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39 Weeks Pregnant Lost Mucus Plug
39 weeks/5 days.having contractions since 8am and lost mucus plug at 12. From 12-5 contractions were 10 mins apart. 5:20- contractions are 6 mins?
It sounds like labor: You are probably already in hospital by now, but sounds like you are in labor. If GBS positive you should go to Labor and Delivery right away. Hope everything went well! ...Read more
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
Im 39 weeks pregnant i lost my mucus plug about 3 weeks ago my concern now is that im having a lot of white discharge on my panty liner and when i wipe?
Get checked: Ask your doctor to check your dilation and see if you have acquired an infection. ...Read more
39 weeks pregnant. 5th child. Bad back pains and contractions every 5 mins, then sporadic. Lost mucus plug with bloody show yesterday. In labor?
39 weeks pregnant, group b strep positive, had bloody show/lost mucus plug, can +GBS affect baby with loss of mucus plug or only when water breaks?
Water: As soon as the water breaks they would like you to be at L&D to be pushed to delivery within 12-18 hours if possible. Antibiotics would also be started in the IV (oral meds don't do the job. ...Read more
Too early: At 38 weeks and at 48 years of age you should be undergoing fetal testing to ensure your baby has a good heart rate and enough fluid. If these tests are normal then we generally recommend delivery at 39wks, which means you should not attempt any self-induction unless your doctor says you have another indication for induction; regardless of mucous plug. ...Read more
Soon and very soon: More than likely you should be in spontaneous labor soon unless you are contracting and already in labor. Or, if desired. You would be an excellent candidate for some help by being admitted and artificially rupturing your membranes with or without Pitocin (oxytocin) to augment/start contractions. ...Read more
38 weeks 4cm 80% effaced. Lost mucus plug...Lots of pressure and back pain when i stand. Is labor near?
40weeks cramping started today lost mucus plug today shoul i go to hospital or wait till water breaks. 1st child ?
Mucus from Cervix: During Pregnancy, the cervical canal is plugged with mucus. During the later stages of pregnancy, the mucus plug can come out of the cervix and is seen by the expecting mother. This is a "lost" mucus plug. It may reform and mean nothing. Sometimes--especially if bloody, it heralds the onset of labor. ...Read more
I presume you are pregnant.
Mucous plug is just a clot that falls off as the cervix starting changing and opening. More bleeding (slowly enough to clot and become brownish) can occur as that continues to happen. If concerned, speak your ob ...Read more
Im 36 weeks 7 days im 4 CM dialated, lost mucus plug 1½ wk ago no contractions is there anything thats safe that i can do to speed up my labor?
Ask your OB: If u are 36 weeks 7 days that means u are 37 weeks, your OB may or may not want you to be doing anything, you are term , but sometimes the lungs are not all the way mature at 37 weeks, so your OB may want you to wait unless you naturally go into labor or get srom, I am sure your OB can strip your membranes at 38 weeks and that should put u into labor if you are already 4 cm. ...Read more
Will I go into labor soon? 37.1 weeks, 80% effaced, 3 CM dilated, +2 station, and lost mucus plug, I am very active, but I have felt no contractions.
No Predicting: Most likley. But we never promise such things. ...Read more
Im 37 weeks and the last two days IV had a major increase in normal white discharge.2cm dialated but stoped lost mucus plug 2 weeks ago.Cervix change?
35+4, 3cm dilated, 80% effaced, baby in -1 station, lost mucus plug two days ago, steady cx, no blood/gush of fluid -- how far off is labor?
Early labor: From your question, my understanding is that you are having steady contractions. If this is the case and you are 35wks this is premature. You should contact your OB ASAP. If they are not persistent and are not more than 40secs, this my be prodromal or Braxton hicks and oral fluids will help. Either way you should contact your doctor. ...Read more
Okay first time having a baby, i woke up this morning at 2:30 am with cramping pains, getting worse i lost mucus plug over weekend, what do I do? 36 w
Call OB: That seems obvious to me. Call your ob. ...Read more
Lost mucus plug at 31 weeks 2 days. Called on call nurse. She said norm. Previous post 2 doctor gave advice to get doctor. Should I got to hospital?
Mucous plug : Losing the mucous plug early is concerning if you are having contractions or are leaking fluid do to the hospital immediately if there are no contractions or fluid leaking it can wait till you can see your OB ...Read more
First signs: Losing the mucus plug is one of the first signs that a woman will go into labor. Whether sweeping the membranes caused the mucous plug to come out or not has no impact on how labor will progress. It can take 2 or three days, though, before labor pains will start. ...Read more
Lost mucus plug a week ago. I am 36 weeks i've been having a lot of pressure and this is my third child. What should I do?
In the Second trimester lost mucus plug, how often does it regenerate/grow back does it take 24-72 hrs or is it a long process nearing 3 weeks?
Plug loss needs exam: Losing mucus plug in the second trimester requires assessment by the doctor. It may represent painless cervical dilatation with risk of preterm labor or even delivery. Very often a "perceived loss of mucus plug" is increased volume of normal vaginal discharge which is very common in pregnancy. ...Read more
Lost mucus plug with some blood on friday and yesterday i lost something similar but it was yellowish in color what does that mean?
Check up is needed: It may be nothing serious but you need to check up with your family physician.It is difficult to answer what it could be without detailed history and physical examination. ...Read more
38 weeks pg have dull to mid grade back cramps for about 2 weeks some w/ severe pelvic pain. Lost mucus plug 2 days ago urine clear today dark 2nite?
Call OB.: Call OB, if you cannot reach that doc, go to Labor and Delivery, to get checked to be safe and to ease your mind. ...Read more
37/38 wks preg 2cm 50% effaced DD 7/29-8/3 had sex lost mucus plug.with bad cramping and back pain. Have normal contractions daily. Labor soon ?
Most likely: With your previous births and this not being your first, and as described, you may be having the baby soon, God bless and best wishes. Be sure to keep your GYN or midwife ready. ...Read more
38 weeks been having off & on contractions since last night.lost mucus plug and cramping with back pain 1cm dilated wk ago Should i go to the hospital?
38 weeks pregnant: yes you should to go and get evaluated. They can always tell you to go home or keep you after their assessment. Good Luck ...Read more
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
During Pregnancy, the cervical canal is plugged with mucus. During the later stages of pregnancy, the mucus plug can come out of the cervix and is seen by the expecting mother. This is a "lost" mucus plug. It may reform and mean nothing. Sometimes--especially if bloody, it heralds ...Read more