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mucus plug??

I was curious about what your mucus plug looks like exactly.....Also wanted to know if there is any correlation between how much youre dilated and when yu lose your plug.

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 11:22 PM on Sep. 12, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • Kind of like a giant snot loogey.
    ;- /
    And no, it isn't really relevant to dilating necessarily.
    doulala

    Answer by doulala at 11:25 PM on Sep. 12, 2009

  • I lsot my plug between 3 and 4 centimeters. It looks REALLY gross. Its looked to my like a huge ball of greenish bloody snot. You will know it when you see it. my slid down my leg! YUCK! My friend went pee and wiped and there it was. I believe she told me she lost hers at 2 centimeters.
    RoRoMommy

    Answer by RoRoMommy at 11:26 PM on Sep. 12, 2009

  • I never lost my mucus plug...at least that I know of.
    Ash9724

    Answer by Ash9724 at 11:31 PM on Sep. 12, 2009

  • I lost mine 3 weeks before I actually went into labor so I believe theres no coralation with how much your dialated. I was half a centimenter dialated and you will notice. Its really slimy and mine was kind of redish brown but mine didn;t come out all at once.
    drs1206

    Answer by drs1206 at 11:33 PM on Sep. 12, 2009

  • OP.So Ithink I mayhave lost mine, it did look snotty but it was clear and kind of thin and had a sweet smell to it. Also it just keeps on coming out.. ive had it coming out for the past two days....i feel like my vagina has a cold lol!!! I am 37 weeks and 3 cm....is this stillnormal?
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:00 AM on Sep. 13, 2009

  • It looks like a big wad of snot, about the size of two large cotton balls. Mine came out in a couple of small pieces, followed by a large one. It can be yellow, brown, blood tinged or not. I felt the large chunk come out (like a big period clot), and when I went to wipe, sure enough, it was there. Pieces are surely normal. Clear and thin and sweet smelling sounds more like discharge, which increases a lot toward the end. So much so, in fact, that I actually had a trip to L&D thinking my water had broken!
    musicpisces

    Answer by musicpisces at 1:28 AM on Sep. 13, 2009

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