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How does it look exactly?

So I was wondering what it looks like? (the mucus plug) Can it come out as discharge really slowly? Is it snotty and slimy?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 12:44 PM on Feb. 3, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • Yes, it's just discharge.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:53 PM on Feb. 3, 2009

  • The mucus plug tends to be a bit grosser than discharge. It can come out whole, which looks like a ball of snot, or it can come out in pieces which still look different and are a bit thicker than normal discharge. The plug may have bits of pink or red in it which is normal.
    celticreverie

    Answer by celticreverie at 1:12 PM on Feb. 3, 2009

  • No, there is a difference between discharge and the mucus plug. When stuff that looks like snot comes out, that's your mucus plug. It can come out in pieces, or all at once. It may or may not have blood in it. Discharge increases tremendously in your third trimester. I actually had a false alarm, thinking my water had broken!
    Just remember that losing your plug is not an indication of when you will go into labor!
    musicpisces

    Answer by musicpisces at 3:43 PM on Feb. 3, 2009

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