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Lost Mucus Plug at 32 weeks, normal??

I found this website when trying to figure out a question I have. i hope that someone can help! I am 32 weeks pregnant and lost my mucus plug already! Does this mean I will go into labor early?? This is my 3rd child, but always lost the plug in the past one week before I delivered! So, normal? Or not?
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I would call your Dr.  I know some people who have lost their mucous plug and still didn't deliver for several weeks.  You may be dilating and could have PTL.
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I agree. Call your dr.  I know from past pregnancies that loss of mucous plug could signal labor. You are also susceptible to infection once it is gone. Blessings....
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I only had one child but I lost mine 5-6 days before labor....call the dr.
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I lost mine at 30 weeks and my son was born at 32 weeks, I would call your doc, they may want to put you on modified bed rest to prevent premature labour.
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It's perfectly normal and doesn't mean you'll deliver early.  Even the baby dropping early doesn't mean early labor.  Many websites quote 2-4 weeks, but a friend of walks around more than 2 months after the baby drops.  Some people lose their plug at 6 or 7 months.  But be careful not to get infection though.
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Your mucus plug grows back.  Obviously, for those women that went into labor early it wasn't the case, but I would suspect something else was contributing to that.

But in general your mucus plug keeps growing back.
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Thank you all for your comments, I did call the doctor and they are not concerned at this point, just want me to watch for other symptoms.You would think this being my 3rd that I would know these things, but every pregnancy sure is different!
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My friend lost hers and didnt have her baby for another month.  But call the dr to be sure.
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By the way, I lost my mucus plug and baby dropped 4 weeks ago and still haven't delivered yet.
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i just lost my plug and am 33weeks. my whole pregnancy people have told me i look further along, and i do measure 6weeks ahead. just wondering what the longest wait is after the plug is lost... could i still go full term? i have also been having small braxton hicks contractions, and back pain!
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I'm 30 weeks and have notice a light greenish ting to my dischagre,,, is that normal? should i call my doctor? This is my Second Pregnancy,
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i had juzt turned 7months and i been loosing parts  of my mucus plug for over couple months now its clear no color to it but i have back pain every day and was wondering is this normal to loose the mucus plug this early what should i do n will this cause premature labor
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