Mucus plug and labour

(9 Posts)
SoVeryBored Wed 23-Dec-20 19:22:23

Just a bit of research/reassurance really...
How long did it take to go into labour after losing your mucus plug?
I went for a sweep a few days ago and started to lose it that afternoon. It then stopped for a day and has been coming out in big blobs over the last couple of days.
This is my first baby and I'm 40+3, I've no idea what to expect in terms of time frames so any insight would be appreciated smile

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SBParker99 Thu 24-Dec-20 05:30:09

My lost my plug after being induced at around 8pm and went into labour around 9am the next morning. Baby was here at 14:48 but I’ve heard of people being a lot quicker

nachthexe Thu 24-Dec-20 05:31:48

Two weeks from losing plug to being in established labour. The Braxton Hicks weren’t much fun in between, if I’m honest.

Clymene Thu 24-Dec-20 05:57:15

A good week or so and I never went into Labour - had a c section

GlennRheeismyfavourite Thu 24-Dec-20 06:19:08

Lost it in three chunks Tuesday- Thursday, baby arrived 10am Friday!

WeeDangerousSpike Thu 24-Dec-20 06:24:38

I didn't lose mine. Or at least, I thought I did at about 20 weeks, and lost nothing at 41 when I actually went into labour. My water didn't break either, I assume it was broken when forceps got involved, but I was too out of it at that point to notice. I'm not sure it's a reliable indicator, I'm afraid.

dayswithaY Thu 24-Dec-20 07:36:57

About 8 hours before I gave birth.

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sproutsnbacon Thu 24-Dec-20 07:38:50

I lost mine on Monday gave birth on Wednesday

Yaty Thu 24-Dec-20 07:40:08

My contractions started and I lost it about 2 hours later .

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