Advanced search

Pregnant? See how your baby develops, your body changes, and what you can expect during each week of your pregnancy with the Mumsnet Pregnancy Calendar.

TMI alert - mucus - does this mean anything?

(6 Posts)
mabel1973 Sat 11-Oct-08 08:48:02

I am 35 weeks pregnant, I have just got up this morning, and felt a bit 'damp' and when I wiped had a big blob of mucus. I am pretty sure it is not a show, this is my third pregnancy and when I have had a show before it was more clear and jelly like, this was more 'snot like' *really sorry* a bit much for this time in the morning i know! blush

lulumama Sat 11-Oct-08 08:50:34

it could be a show, but that does not neccesarily mean you are about to go into labour, a show can be quite snot like grin

heavier discharge in later pregnancy is normal, if you get any leakage/ water discharge or anything gushes or you get bloody mucus, then give labour ward a ring, and if you start getting any pains..

mabel1973 Sat 11-Oct-08 08:56:45

Thanks lulumama - with my previous 2 pregnancies my waters didn't break, i had to have them broken so I have never experienced that. This was not tinged with blood at all. I don't know why but I have got it into my head that this baby was going to be early, it is breech at the moment as I hope it's going to hang on at least til monday when i see my midwife!

lulumama Sat 11-Oct-08 09:01:43

your show might happen over a few days or even longer. so unless you get an contractions or waters leaking /gushing, i would try to potter around and not worry too much, you are full term at 37 weeks, which is not far away.

mabel1973 Sat 11-Oct-08 09:08:29

I have been getting braxton hicks in the last few days, but I know that doesn't necessarily mean anything.
Will try and keep myself occupied with other things!

lulumama Sat 11-Oct-08 11:03:16

if you are worried, then do call midwife for reassurance. smile

Join the discussion

Registering is free, easy, and means you can join in the discussion, watch threads, get discounts, win prizes and lots more.

Register now »

Already registered? Log in with: