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If your mucus plug comes out does that mean your dilating?

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Yes, that is the first sign you’re going into labor. On! Any comments?

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  1. Holley says:

    Oct 28, 2007 The loss of the mucous plug mean that the cervix is starting to open up. 36 to 37 weeks you need to inform your Dr. or Midwife if you lose your plug, sometimes it does not come out until labor actually progresses, so it is I’m 38 1/ 2 weeks, 2 centimeters dilated, effaced, and lost mucus plug this morning.

  2. Rana says:

    loosing your mucus plug does not mean you will go into labor any time soon, you could but you cant say when you will go into labor just by when you loose your mucus plug. i lost mine a week ago today i was 36 weeks and still no baby. on the other hand i have heard of people going into labor just minuets after loosing it. Good luck with everything and congrats on your little girl!

  3. Ashly says:

    Does losing your mucus plug mean having contractions that were 5 the hospital because I was you’re dilating? TMI so be careful…? Ok, I spent last night in-7 minutes apart. T

  4. Romelia says:

    It just means that your cervix is likely softening and your body is getting ready to go into labor. It’s one of a few things that need to happen as you go into labor. It could still be days before anything actuallyy starts. Have a great bir… More:http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20100212154505AAYlffK

  5. Valencia says:

    Answer Everyone woman is different when it comes to dilation. Some may not start to dilate until their water breaks and even then, some woman do not start then. I’ve been a new mother now for 3 weeks. It took me over a period of 3 days to c… More:http://wiki.answers.com/Q/Losing+mucus+plug+33+weeks

  6. Vivienne says:

    when your mucus plug comes out 39 weeks this means that u are close to labour but not quite there yet.if there is blood on the mucus u should call your doctor.. More:http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_happens_when_your_mucus_plug_comes_out_at_39_weeks

  7. Simone says:

    (If you’ve given birth before, your cervix is more likely to dilate a centimeter or two You may pass your mucus plug — the small amount of thickened mucus that has The plug may come out in a lump or as increased vaginal discharge over the contractions and they hurt does that mean i can go in to labor im on my 2 kid

  8. Mario says:

    One of the most important changes is the softening and dilation of the cervix. The cervix is a narrow As the cervix thins during the preliminary stages of labor, the mucous plug comes out. What Does Blood in Your Stool Mean? It can be a Detail:http://www.ehow.com/how-does_4743373_cervix-dilate-childbirth.html

  9. lovelydiva2389 says:

    Hi… I am 34 weeks and have been passing my mucus plugs for atleast a month… im on my 3rd pregnacy and im high risk… my children all seem to come 3 weeks early. Sunday night at 11:45pm I started having severe contractions which lead all the way up to around 8am monday morning… my doctor said I was dilated to a 3 so the kept me to stop me from dilating more and gave me magnesium sulfate, I just got out the hospital Wednesday and Friday morning I passed a small piece of my mucus plug and at 4:45am I passed a very big one… followed by some pressure and a little cramping… what does this mean?

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