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How Long Does Lost Mucus Plug Associated With Labor And Delivery Last
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
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
38 weeks 4cm 80% effaced. Lost mucus plug...Lots of pressure and back pain when i stand. Is labor near?
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
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
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
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