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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
ASK YOUR OB: All ?S like this should be directed to your OB ! since your OB will be delivering you, there is no set time could be 1or 2 days or 1- 3 or more weeks depending on how far along u are, my advice ( since I have done over 5k deliveries) do not go past your due date, not worth it, and a recent study showed the ideal time for the baby to be delivered is 39-40 weeks, induction is safe and easy. ...Read more
Lost my mucus plug 2 days after having a stretch and sweep it was large in size bout 4cm long and very thick does this mean labour soon?
How soon can labor start after getting my membranes stripped and losing my mucus plug in the same day?
Very variable: Some patients will go into labor in a few hours, others may not start labor more than a few days. If your contractions start getting closer (every 4-5 minutes), or you start leaking fluid call your doctor. You may spot after having your membranes stripped, but heavier bleeding should also prompt a call. ...Read more
Depends on situation: For those hardy enough to try to tough it out it can last for days. For those who realize their pelvis is to small to pass a big baby, it ends when the cut it out. ...Read more
I'm 36 weeks and 2 days I've lost part of my mucus plug and I'm 1cm dilated and been having cramps about how long until labor?
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
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?
38 weeks pregnant. 1cm dilated, cervix mushy. Loss of mucus plug this morning along with irregular contractions and pressure. Does this mean labor?
Not yet: Coming soon. Contractions should be 7-10 minutes apart lasting 30-45 seconds. ...Read more
36 weeks pregnant lost mucus plug 1 centimeter dilated and cramping every so often this will be my forth baby when can I expect to go in labor?
Variable: Hormonal changes/salivary changes are not set in stone and exaclty the same for anyone. Likely it will cont during pregnancy and likely during nursing. Know that increased saliva is only good for your oral health and helps reduce the risk of decay by buffering acidic encounters. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Loosing mucus plug how long after will labor begin I am 39 weeks and dilated to a 1 doctor stretched my cervix yesterday at 11:30?
Is not there a risk of ascending bacteria when a pregnant women lose mucus plug and dont go into labor for days or weeks after?
I'm 36 weeks pregnant 3 CM 70 effaced lost mucus plug and having diarrhea and having some contractions and my fourth child is this the start of labor?
39 + 5 days pregnant lost mucus plug a week ago and 3 CM dilated 75% effaced baby is very low and I have menstrual like cramps. Will labor begin soon?
Being Pregnant: Yes. Of course. Any day or hour now. ...Read more
No : There is no set order for these things. ...Read more
So I'm 39wks and 2days and I lost my mucus plug? Is labor approaching? And is it possible to dilate etc. without feeling any contractions?
Yes and yes: Cool that you got to see passage of your mucus plug! A lot of patients miss that special moment. Absolutely you can dilate without feeling it. You'll start feeling it when your body ramps up the speed and the little munchkin starts to put pressure on the thinning, dilating cervix to descend down the vaginal canal. ...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
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