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Loss Of Mucus Plug At 38 Weeks
Call your doctor now: Notify your obstetrician *immediately* even if you aren't feeling contractions. Your fetus would need intensive care but is viable at this time. The location of the placenta has to be determined, your cervical dilatation has to be checked, you need to find out if you are leaking amniotic fluid & you may need further testing to see if you carry Group B strep, among other infections. Don't wait. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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
38 weeks 4cm 80% effaced. Lost mucus plug...Lots of pressure and back pain when i stand. Is labor near?
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?
37 weeks 3 1/2 CM 50% effaced losing mucus plug that is brownish or pink over last 3 days. Will I go into active labor soon?
Mucus plug: The mucus plug is usually dark green to brownish and the size of the palm of your hand. You're probably having some bloody show from last office exam. When you go into labor has more to do with your uterus being ready to go into labor. I imagine it may be from today to the next week or so, but there's no way to guarantee ...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
Small pieces of mucus plug lost, diarrhea, increased intensity of contractions (diagnosed w irritable uterus), 35 weeks. early signs of labor?
5 more weeks: it is not uncommon for attraction to begin starting at 32 weeks and they may not be a true sign of labor, rather the might just be practice contractions or whatare called Braxton Hicks contractions. Just because you lose some mucus, does not mean you will go into labor because your cervix will keep on creating mucus. call the hospital though, for regular painful contractions or loss of fluid. ...Read more
2 days til my due date dilated to 4cm losing alot of mucus plug is that also thinning of the cervix?
Cervix Changes: the cervix dilates from 0 to 10 cm which is ready for delivery. The cervix also thins it starts out about 2-4 cm long and then we judge its thinning by percentages. You will hear 10% effaced(thinned), 50% effaced, completely effaced which means it is thinned all the way. Losing the mucous plug has to do with neither, it is just mucous in the cervix that is lost anytime prior to delivery. ...Read more
36 weeks 4 days 2 cm 50% effaced with light contractions and losing mucus plug. Baby measuring a week ahead. what are the chances of making it another?
Obgyn visit: If you are concerned you might be in labor now then contact your doctor. Some people can stay 2 cm for weeks. Others will labor soon. When your doctor checks you the two of you can discuss your individual circumstance and discuss the likelihood of going in to labor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm 36 weeks 5 days pregnant. 70% effaced 2-3 CM dilated -3 station. I lost a lot of blood tinged mucus this morning. I also failed induction. Is it tim?
Not Time: If you are not contracting at a regular interval it is not time. ...Read more
No: I haven't found that mucous plug is a good predictor of when a woman goes into labor. Women lose it at 35 weeks all the time and then go on to deliver weeks and weeks later. If you're having contractions or bleeding, definitely go to l&d, but rest assured that you're unlikely to deliver premature. Have doctor check your cervix at next visit, that is a greater predictor and will yield more info. ...Read more
At end of cold, at full strength; no longer coughing, sneezing, no fatigue. Last 3 days had small amount of blood in mucus, esp in the AM. Normal?
Hemoptysis: Blood in sputum - most common cause is bronchitis as you likely had. Often seen in an if sleep in a dry room. However, if a smoker or if this persists over next few weeks, you will need a more extensive evaluation with Radiological tests and seeing a consultant (ENT or Pulmonologist). ...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?
Can mucus plug regenerate during pregnancy? Is this true that women lose mucus plug bit by bit and then new mucus plug is formed?
How long after the mucous plug is lost does labor start? I'm 39 weeks and lost it today. I'm totally effaced & only 1cm dilated as of chk up yesterday
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