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#1 dreamingofcats

Posted 10 December 2012 - 04:54 AM

Since Thursday afternoon I have been losing bits of what I assume is my plug. Very jelly like clear to sometimes yellow mucous which comes out in around the size of 5 to 10 cent peices. Some days more than others. This morning I have been to the toilet twice and both times the mucous has now changed and has obvious blood in it.

Question, is this better than the clear mucous comming out as in, progressing more or does it not matter? Trying not to get excited. LOL

I am 39+1 today.

#2 porkchop's mama

Posted 10 December 2012 - 05:44 AM

I just asked my one about this last week.  He didn't think that losing the plug indicated that labour was imminent.  He did say to just give him or labour ward a call when it started.

HTH

Xxx

#3 luckyducky

Posted 10 December 2012 - 06:00 AM

I went into labour a couple of hours after losing mine with number 5, but it was huge....the whole plug original.gif

With number 2 I lost it in cribs and drabs over 2 weeks. The others I never had a show and waters broke....

Good luck hope it happens soon.

#4 lozoodle

Posted 10 December 2012 - 07:48 AM

Ohhh sounds promising! I lost little bits for week but they were just clear and yellowy blobs, no biggie.

But when I started getting the blood, I then lost my true plug within a few hours of that (it was huge, about the size of my hand) and then had my babies less than 12 hours after that.

Best of luck, stalking for news.

#5 dreamingofcats

Posted 10 December 2012 - 12:35 PM

Thanks biggrin.gif

I am having lots of tightenings, some cramping with the tightenings but not always and I have this feeling that my whole pelvis is full and I want to wee but nothing much is comming out so fingers crossed. I have an OB appointment this afternoon, be interesting to see what he thinks original.gif

#6 CherrySunday

Posted 10 December 2012 - 12:55 PM

Going to sound like a huge stalker, but I was thinking of you this morning, wondering if you were close to having your baby yet - sounds like it's not too far off biggrin.gif

Good luck!

#7 R2B2

Posted 10 December 2012 - 12:58 PM

sounds promising! Good luck biggrin.gif

#8 Rolex

Posted 10 December 2012 - 12:59 PM

Ooooh it's sounding close!  How exciting!!  Good luck!!!

#9 lozoodle

Posted 11 December 2012 - 05:24 AM

Stalking.....

#10 dreamingofcats

Posted 15 December 2012 - 02:07 PM

Miss Isobel Ivy was born Tuesday evening, started having contractions 5pm monday afternoon, went into hospital by 2am the next morning and she was born 21.54 that evening, in the shower biggrin.gif

#11 RealityBites

Posted 15 December 2012 - 02:10 PM

Congratulations!!

#12 Bazinga

Posted 15 December 2012 - 02:16 PM

Congratulations!

#13 Soontobegran

Posted 15 December 2012 - 04:31 PM

QUOTE (dreamingofcats @ 15/12/2012, 03:07 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Miss Isobel Ivy was born Tuesday evening, started having contractions 5pm monday afternoon, went into hospital by 2am the next morning and she was born 21.54 that evening, in the shower biggrin.gif



So excited for you original.gif  Congratulations on your little Isobel Ivy, what a gorgeous name. wub.gif
Pictures please xox


#14 cinnabubble

Posted 15 December 2012 - 04:51 PM

Wonderful news.

#15 pippityroo

Posted 15 December 2012 - 04:57 PM

So happy to hear your news. Massive congratulations & welcome Isobel, a long time coming wub.gif

Edited by PippityRue, 15 December 2012 - 04:57 PM.


#16 CherrySunday

Posted 15 December 2012 - 08:17 PM

So pleased to hear this!! Enjoy your cuddles!

#17 wallofdodo

Posted 15 December 2012 - 08:20 PM

Very exciting! Congratulations!

#18 MissButtercup

Posted 16 December 2012 - 08:34 PM

Congratulations!

PS - I swear i could have written your post, I've been the same for the last day or so, small amounts of what I assume are my mucus plug, needing to go to the loo for not a lot of output and heaps and heaps of tightenings! Fingers crossed I am next!!

Edited by MissButtercup, 16 December 2012 - 08:35 PM.


#19 lozoodle

Posted 18 December 2012 - 12:22 PM

Lovely news, congratulations!



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