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Probs TMI, but mucus plugs!! How long now???

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HannahG315 Wed 26-Feb-14 00:09:07

38 weeks today, midwife says baby's head is tucked down nice and low, just discovered I've lost mucus plug.... Anyone got any ideas how long I'm in for a wait??

SO excited to meet our little boy, can't even sleep now gringringringringringrinqgringringringringringringringringringrin

ithoughtofitfirst Wed 26-Feb-14 07:46:58


I think i had mine on the friday and then went in about 24 hours later.

Have you got a ball? Sit on your ball woman!!

Rockchick1984 Wed 26-Feb-14 08:05:39

First time was about a week from losing plug to meeting baby, this time plug went on Sunday and I'm still waiting for labour. Sooooo frustrating!!!

HannahG315 Wed 26-Feb-14 11:11:13

Spent all night telling my fiancé 'this is it, I'm sure I'm having contractions!!!'... Just gas blush it's always just gas

Ahhhhhhhhhhhhh. Off for a long walk and picnic!

Manc451 Wed 26-Feb-14 15:10:48

Sorry but I lost mine a good few weeks before...

jessandalfie Wed 26-Feb-14 18:38:39

I'm also 38 weeks lost my plug last night thought I was getting contractions but went of again sad so im guessing it was just Braxton hicks... never wanted pain so much in my life lol hope it's not long for u x

MamaMolho Wed 26-Feb-14 18:53:56

I was 40+3 when I lost mine. Lost it at 6.30pm, went into early labour 4 hours later and DD was born at 3.40pm the next day. Good luck.

PastaandCheese Wed 26-Feb-14 19:49:09

Same as Manc451 both times I'm afraid. Took weeks last time and is the same this time. Hope it is quicker for you OP.

Spookey80 Wed 26-Feb-14 19:53:59

Sorry to sound odd but would anyone mind describing what there mucus plug consisted of/looked like?
I'm 39weeks and had a big mucus amount with a few spots of pink blood 1 week ago, not sure if this was it as I don't remember the plug going with my other 2 dcs.
Thanks.....,,,and good luck all!

HannahG315 Wed 26-Feb-14 20:05:36

I know what you mean jessandalfie, getting excited about back pain and willing it to get worse does seem mad!

Mine was like a great big sneeze! It was on my pad and literally a big blob that had to be scooped out! Gross I know, but you did ask :p mine wasn't tinged with blood though, I expected it to be, midwife said it is generally pink or has bloody streaks, but can be clear too.

LST Wed 26-Feb-14 20:44:17

I lost my plug at 4:30pm.. waters went at 11:00pm and I'd had ds2 by 8:43am after a very very quick labour!

HannahG315 Wed 26-Feb-14 22:42:11

I'm so jealous of all you ladies! Reckon I'm a while off hmm

I cannot wait to meet our little boy now smile

resipsa Wed 26-Feb-14 22:58:36

Lost mine at 5am, waters went at 7am, contractions kicked in at 11am, DD born at 6pm. Good luck!

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