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How Long After Your First Bloody Show with Mucus Did Labor Begin?
How long after your first bloody show with mucus did your labor begin?  I'm specifying "with blood" because I want to avoid circumstances where normal discharge might be confused with the mucus plug.   (If you've had multiple pregnancies, please answer for each pregnancy.  I'm trying to get an idea of what is most common.)

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1. I lost the plug during labor.

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2. I went into labor within 24 hours after losing the plug.

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3. I went into labor within a few days of losing the plug.

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4. I went into labor a week or more after losing the plug.
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392430 tn?1382908381
I lost my plug on a Friday, had bloody show that Sunday and went into labor and birthed our son on that Sunday afternoon.
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284738 tn?1283110419
I lost my plug during labor.. it was super gross.. lots of green slimy stuff.. so gross... ick.. right after that my water broke
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599316 tn?1256925213
I lost my plug 3 weeks ago im still preggo (38 1/2 weeks) But i am 1cm dialted, 80% effaced and +1 station so labor is close i hope....
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280369 tn?1316705641
I started losing my plug and had the bloody show at exactly 36 weeks with my son. The next 2 weeks I was spotting and losing parts of plug. Was experiencing contractions for 2 days ( not painful) then on the third day at 38 weeks I had my son.
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414635 tn?1272221293
I lost parts of my plug during the week, then sat i had a real "bloody show" and continued to have lots of mucus unti they broke my water on wednesday (after 2 inductions didn't work)
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317217 tn?1456290378
i had my xshow on the wed morning at 4.30am had first contraction at 5.30am. Mind you didn't give birth till fri lol
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756023 tn?1338524035
I lost my plug and within a couple of hours contractions started.  I was already 10 days overdue
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514585 tn?1328743613
sorry i cant help... i am getting ready to have my 4th child... and have NEVER lost my mucus plug that i am aware of... sorry
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589762 tn?1330210735
I lost my mucas plug about a week and a half before I actually went in to labor.... I lost it in bits and peices! Gross!
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