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is it almost time or what?

im 36 weeks pregnant ive ben having braxton hicks contractions(more than ususal, like every day now)
i lost my mucous plug the other day, shooting pain in my vag, lower abdominal pain. am i due soon? (lol) this is my first time so i am totally lost looking up info on the computer but i just want to hear it from some one who has ben through this :)
thank you

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Asked by want2bamommy780 at 10:41 AM on May. 14, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • Probably pretty soon. Id say in the next couple weeks. :D
    Good luck mama!

    Answer by mommyofAurora at 10:47 AM on May. 14, 2009

  • Also, if the "Braxton hicks" are timable, they arnt braxton hicks. Sometimes you can confuse a braxton hick with an actual contraction because not every woman feels the pain that comes along with early contractions!

    So watch the clock too! :D

    Answer by mommyofAurora at 10:48 AM on May. 14, 2009

  • 1st of all... congrats! U will def be a mommy soon! & I agree w/mommyofaurora. I didn't feel contraction pains til I was well n2 labor! Pay attn 2 any new or diff back pain... I had back labor w/my 1st.

    Answer by bridgeh2o at 10:57 AM on May. 14, 2009

  • I'm due in 11days and I've had braxton hicks for five months. now days I get them when I get up, when I roll over, when I sit down, whatever in life I do,...I get to enjoy braxton hicks over and over again! However, I'm going on 39 wks & I haven't lost my mucus plug. I was informed by my ob that when that happens, go in! I wish I'd lose that plug! You could be in labor, my aunt has had 5 kids, oldest one being 18, youngest one being 3, she was in labor for 2 days her last pregnancy and had no idea, I'd go in if I were you. good luck! it's my first too!

    Answer by trijobaby at 11:33 AM on May. 14, 2009

  • yeah youre probably pretty close, just take it easy and dont push anything!! Im 31 weeks prego and ive been haveing contractions, the real thing for the last 2 months. Im also dialated 3 cm but havent lost my plug yet. I totally understand where youre at. Good luck we will keep our fingers crossed.

    Answer by lexirose84 at 12:40 PM on May. 14, 2009

  • possible could be the real deal sex helps induce labor

    Answer by BlendedMommy009 at 4:05 PM on May. 14, 2009

  • you could have the baby in a couple of days to a few weeks...just never know really.

    Answer by GreekMama28 at 5:36 PM on May. 14, 2009

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