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    I'll be 37 weeks pregnant tomorrow, and have just lost what I assume to be my mucus plug, it was thick and 'snot like' (sorry but it's the best way I can describe it!) how long after you lost your plug did you go into labour? I only saw my OB yesterday, I was 1cm dilated and my cervix was softening. Thanks!

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    I lost mine at 39 weeks and expected labour to start with a few hours. About 4 hours later I started to get tiny contractions. Turns out it was false labour & I didn't go into proper labour until a week later.

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    I lost mine completely in labour. However I had started to loose it about a week and a half prior but "my bloody show" I was in labour!!
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    I lost my mucus plug both times the day before labour started it was when I was due though

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    What I assume was my plug (a lot of mucus and some blood) was the start of my very very very long (in-and-out) labour. It was then I realised I was contracting ever so slightly but regularly. DD was born about 60 hours later.

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    Hey I lost mine at 31 weeks after going in to early labour, I didn't have my DS until 40+5!

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    I'm 39 weeks and the OB thinks I would have lost part of mine by now (1-2cm dilated, and I have had quite a lot of discharge so haven't noticed).
    I started to lose more after an internal on Tuesday morning and I'm still not in labour, and may not go into labour before induction on the 30th according to OB. I think you can go weeks after losing it and not go into labour!

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    I think I'm just hoping this means I go sooner rather than layer! But it seems it not mean much at all given that she's inducing me on the 4th anyway. I had another bloody show last might though, so ill just assume that my body is getting prepared to do what it needs to do in its own time.

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    I lost mine weeks before labour... I think it was about 33 weeks, and he was 4 days overdue... It doesn't ways completely come away either...

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    About 6 hours before labour started


 

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