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What does a 'mucus plug' look like when you lose it

Friend who is 8.5 mos pregnant thinks she lost mucus plug. Any thoughts? What does it look like.

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Mandipants

Asked by Mandipants at 11:11 PM on Oct. 17, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • Um, it's ugly, plain and simple.

    Sort of like a firm, yellowish lump with bits of dark pieces that look like blood.

    07upsydaisy

    Answer by 07upsydaisy at 11:14 PM on Oct. 17, 2009

  • I usually describe it as a giant snot loogey. :- /
    doulala

    Answer by doulala at 11:19 PM on Oct. 17, 2009

  • i thought it was like a bath tub plug. but i was wrong. myMIL said it looked like a ramen noodle and i almost threw up on her
    staciandababy

    Answer by staciandababy at 11:19 PM on Oct. 17, 2009

  • Mine looked like a beautiful jellyfish. I was 8 cm when I lost it.
    cristinaberger

    Answer by cristinaberger at 11:24 PM on Oct. 17, 2009

  • mine was white thick plug that kept mucus coming really slimmy i thought it was kinda cool cause i checked in a mirror to see what it was cause i never had it with my 1st daughter.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:30 PM on Oct. 17, 2009

  • Kinda like snot with a little blood in it.
    tyrelsmom

    Answer by tyrelsmom at 1:36 AM on Oct. 18, 2009

  • so far mine has just been just white kind of mucusy looking... i've only been losing small parts of it so couldn't tell you more than that lol
    Jessie1689

    Answer by Jessie1689 at 1:36 AM on Oct. 18, 2009

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