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Another is this the start of labour TMI/thread....

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JessJess3908 Wed 03-Sep-08 16:08:22

I'm due today and since this morning have been leaking brown discharge... more like melted chocolate than the jelly you're meant to get with a show.

Is this ok? Does it mean things are starting? I suddenly can't remember anything I learnt in AN classes.

Sorry... I did say it was TMI...blush

MKG Wed 03-Sep-08 16:15:04

Sounds like your bloody show.

JessJess3908 Wed 03-Sep-08 16:20:57

Well it's about bloody time!

AnnVan Wed 03-Sep-08 18:13:46

Jess - I was due on saturday, and haven't had a show or anyhing yet. envy

TheProvincialLady Wed 03-Sep-08 18:29:11

A show doesn't always come out in one satisying go - it can go on for ages. For a lot of people having the show means labour is imminent (for my best friend it was 30 minutes both times!) but it can just as easily mean that your body is gearing up for labour but it can be days/weeks away. Perfectly normal thoughsmile

ajm200 Wed 03-Sep-08 18:32:24

It might be your show. If it is very watery it could be waters with meconium

A show doesn't mean that labour is imminent though, I've had two so far this pregnancy at 29 weeks and 32 weeks. Baby is still safe and sound inside.

OneBoyOneGirl Wed 03-Sep-08 18:34:10

totally normal, I would say show too, although mine lasted a good two weeks before labour

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