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Sweep and lost mucus plug...labour soon?

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Bex2110 Sat 15-Apr-17 19:24:50

I am 39+6 today. I had a sweep yesterday at 10:30 followed by some cramping overnight. I lost my mucus plug at about 11:00am this morning. Does this mean labour is imminent? X

Bex2110 Sat 15-Apr-17 19:25:15

I should also mention that this is my first pregnancy x

NapQueen Sat 15-Apr-17 19:25:55

Well certainly within the next 2 weeks and 1 day. But yeah, its all really good signs.

Bex2110 Sat 15-Apr-17 19:48:13

Thank you, I was kind of hoping people would let me know how long it took for them to go into labour after having a show. X

CMamaof4 Sat 15-Apr-17 19:53:37

I went into labour 12 hours after mine, I kept getting loss/bloody mucus, Good luck home baby arrives safely.

NapQueen Sat 15-Apr-17 20:09:14

At least a week after my show with dc1. About 2 hours after my sweep with dc2.

StillaChocoholic Sat 15-Apr-17 20:21:05

Obviously it's different for everyone but with my first I had a sweep on my due date, random pains for the next two days and then had him at 40+3
With my second I had my sweep at 40+2, went into established labour late next evening and he was born at just after midnight at 40+4. He's 9 days old and currently snoozing away next to me grin

GaladrielsRing Sat 15-Apr-17 20:23:15

2 days after with my first, 1 day after with my second. Didn't have a sweep though.

Bex2110 Sat 15-Apr-17 20:28:46

Congratulations stilla!! I can't wait to meet my little baby!! I hope things progress soon. 9 months is a long time!!

DancingLedge Sat 15-Apr-17 20:32:36

Only once had a definite show, was in labour 6 hrs later.

Best wishes for yours.

BikeRunSki Sat 15-Apr-17 20:35:40

Sweep-show-loose plug-baby happened in about 36 hrs for me.

Bex2110 Sat 15-Apr-17 20:37:40

Thank you all so much for replying xx

rosetintedspectacles Sat 15-Apr-17 20:53:09

My labour started on my due date with light cramps and my mucus plug coming away, and it carried on for the 48 hours I was in early labour. I had my baby 5 days after it started, but she was OP presentation (back to back) so I had an unusually long labour!

user1492080882 Sun 16-Apr-17 05:47:42

I lost my mucous plug on Monday...

Had a sweep on Thursday, everything looking great, 2cm dilated and cervix very soft.

Bloody show Friday

Now 41+1 and nothing other than intermittent period cramps and BHs. Booked for induction on Wednesday and feeling pretty sad about that.

catx1606 Sun 16-Apr-17 20:11:39

Had a sweep on my due date in the afternoon and was 1 cm dilated, the midwife made me almost 2cm dilated, went into labour that night and had my ds the following night.

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