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Does spotting mean your in early labor?

I am 38.5 weeks. I have had red spotting on and off the past 3 days. What could this be? Is it a sign of early labor? Did anyone else bleed and cramp (like the begining of a period) before they went in labor?
Is this a sign that my cervix is thinning?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 12:53 PM on Sep. 8, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • bright red would have me concerned. i think i would tell my doc. bc red dont sound good.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:54 PM on Sep. 8, 2009

  • My midwife said that ANY bleeding and I should call her immediately so that they could find out what is going on. I suggest getting to the Dr. immediately.
    Katrina3016

    Answer by Katrina3016 at 1:03 PM on Sep. 8, 2009

  • Pink- or brown-tinged discharge (a lot of it) could be your mucus plug. But just spotting without the discharge isn't normal.
    DragonRiderMD

    Answer by DragonRiderMD at 2:15 PM on Sep. 8, 2009

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