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Time between bloody show and labour (poss TMI!)

(36 Posts)
AnythingNotEverything Wed 25-Sep-13 09:41:58

Morning all!

I had a pink tinged show last night, and a heavier brown tinged show this morning. I think this might be the "bloody show" they talk about, rather than just a bit of plug.

I'm only 37 weeks and DS1 was pretty much on time. A quick google tells me that this show indicates labour will start in the next few days. I'm not quite ready!

What's your experience? Could it still be weeks until we meet baby? I'm happy with that, but would like some indication. Hospital bag isn't packed yet!


lockie1983 Fri 27-Sep-13 08:59:18

Ooh it's so exciting ! Hope you aren't waiting too long x

AnythingNotEverything Thu 26-Sep-13 21:49:12

I think so ... I might need to unpack it to be sure grin

No waters breaking or contractions here. Just some sludgy discharge (again, sorry - TMI), and lots of foetal movement.

I think baby has engaged a bit more though.

lockie1983 Thu 26-Sep-13 21:27:29

Have you packed your bag yet though wink

VisualiseAHorse Thu 26-Sep-13 16:37:19

My show came over two weeks, gave birth at exactly 39 weeks. It was never particully bloody though.

Felyne Thu 26-Sep-13 16:27:50

Eight days for my second, with my first the show was about 6 hours before my waters went but the actual birth didn't happen for a couple more days.

AnythingNotEverything Wed 25-Sep-13 22:20:03

Nothing moving here. Brown discharge on and off all day and the usual Braxton Hicks.

This is ok with me for now ...

SuffolkNWhat Wed 25-Sep-13 21:44:01

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

BouncingBelly Wed 25-Sep-13 21:29:54

I had a show at 9.30pm and my waters broke at 3.45am. First contraction at 4.30am
Good luck!!!

lockie1983 Wed 25-Sep-13 21:17:05

*a minute out

lockie1983 Wed 25-Sep-13 21:16:39

Show: 8.30 pm
Waters: 10.30 pm
Contractions: 1.30 am
Baby: 6.31 am

(Gutted he was a minute grin)

Any news op?

Fakebook Wed 25-Sep-13 20:57:18

My contractions started about 6 hours after the show. DS was born within 24 hours. Good luck!

LamaDrama Wed 25-Sep-13 20:53:10

About 8 hours.

Dolallytats Wed 25-Sep-13 20:49:04

About 10mins for me too. Show at around 4am, DD born at almost 1pm. I'd make sure you have you're hospital bags to hand if I were you!! Good luck.

lilstar Wed 25-Sep-13 20:44:34

I had a show around 11am, had baby following morning 9am.

Claire5517 Wed 25-Sep-13 20:42:23

Had show on the Wednesday but labour started early hours Sunday morning

Iwish Wed 25-Sep-13 19:59:08

Had a show at 8-9pm Friday night. Waters went 10pm Friday night and baby arrived 2:41 Sunday morning xx

princesscupcakemummyb Wed 25-Sep-13 19:33:21

with dc2

had show at 10am
baby born 10.40pm that evening

Imnotaslimjim Wed 25-Sep-13 19:12:38

Bloody show at 6am, Ds arrived 6.14am (was already in labour and pushing, DS arrived when waters were broken, 2nd stage 2 secs!)

PinkApple86 Wed 25-Sep-13 18:20:36

Had a bloody show 6 days ago and have been gradually losing plug for about 3 days. I'm 6 day's overdue and have no labour signs. First dc. It could still be a while for u.

HDino Wed 25-Sep-13 14:39:51

Had a pink tinged discharge in the morning and then lost my plug 12 hours later, waters broke 30 mins after that and baby born 1.5 hours later.

I would get your bag packed to be safe. Doesn't necessarily mean you will end up going into labour as others have said each person is different. But I also didn't think it would happen so quickly x

Ditsydebs Wed 25-Sep-13 14:29:34

12 hours for me with both children.
Good luck x

Thewhingingdefective Wed 25-Sep-13 13:11:27

Bloody show 9am
Gave birth 6pm

Beckmum4 Wed 25-Sep-13 12:57:05

Iv been losing my plug for 2weeks then had a sweep on 39+1 and lost a lot of bloody show but I'm now 40+1 and being induced tomorrow.

AnythingNotEverything Wed 25-Sep-13 12:47:46

That's more like it. A more balanced view!

plentyofsoap Wed 25-Sep-13 12:44:58

Two weeks.

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