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Doctor insights on: Losing Mucus Plug At 34 Weeks

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Mucus (Definition)

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


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Im 34 weeks and lost what i think was my mucus plug last night. I woke up this morning and have had back pain as well as cramping all day long.

Im 34 weeks and lost what i think was my mucus plug last night. I woke up this morning and have had back pain as well as cramping all day long.

Call your doc: It's possible to lose your mucus plug, but create another one. But, you have to wonder what may have allowed your mucus plug to come out early. You have to consider premature labor/dilation - mention it to your doctor. ...Read more

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What usualy causes a wpman to lose her mucus plug ?

What usualy causes a wpman to lose her mucus plug ?

Contractions: However, many things are involved, and most contractions can be subtle enough that many women may not feel them. .Also, passing your mucus plug does not "guarantee" labor will follow in the next 12-24 hours. For many women, labor may be up to 1-2 weeks later. ...Read more

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I'm 15 weeks and don't know weather is safe to lose my mucus plug this early. ?

I'm 15 weeks and don't know weather is safe to lose my mucus plug this early. ?

Call your OB: What you are describing is concerning. It is impossible to give you reassurance without an exam or knowing you medical history. I would suggest calling your OB and informing them today. ...Read more

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Ok so yesterday it was confirmed that i did lose my mucus plug. Now im gettin lower right side back pain...What do I do?

Ok so yesterday it was confirmed that i did lose my mucus plug. Now im gettin lower right side back pain...What do I do?

Prepare for Labor: It sounds like your body is preparing for labor. These next few days or week will continue to show you some pains and other strange or unusual symptoms. This is a very frustrating time but you must be patient. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Do losing you mucus plug help you dilate ?

Mucous plug: During normal pregnancy losing mucous plug generally implies impending labor ...Read more

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Is it normal to lose your mucus plug at 23 weeks?

Not normal: It's not normal but not necessarily a bad thing. Your cervix is constantly making more mucous. You should still be checked to make sure you are not dilating early. ...Read more