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How long is it usually when you go into labor after losing your mucus plug?

I think I lost my mucus plug earlier today, I had some gooey mucus like stuff with a tinge of pink in it. This is my 2ns pregnancy, but I never had that with my son. Im due in 12 days, but my son was 8 days early.

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Asked by CamLivysMomma at 7:20 PM on Nov. 9, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • I was a week later and only lost it once, I've been pregnant 3 times

    Answer by AmandaH321 at 7:23 PM on Nov. 9, 2009

  • With my daughter the day after I lost my mucus plug I went into labor. With my son it was a week... so it depends. But if u already lost it, it probably won't be much longer until u go into labor. Good luck!

    Answer by Lovebingamom01 at 7:26 PM on Nov. 9, 2009

  • I lost part of mine at the end of 37 weeks
    then lost the other part a couple days later
    im still pregnant...due tomorrow

    Answer by DomoniqueWS at 7:27 PM on Nov. 9, 2009

  • i lost mine at 32 weeks and was induced at 39 weeks. If you loose it early it will grow back, and it has no indication of when you are giving birth. My friend lost hers at 38 weeks and she is being induced tomorrow at 42 weeks

    Answer by bc19 at 7:28 PM on Nov. 9, 2009

  • Day before......lost the plug, went into labor.

    Answer by sweetstkissez22 at 7:28 PM on Nov. 9, 2009

  • I lost mine at 32 weeks with my last pregnancy and had her at 38 weeks. I started to lose mine this time on Sat (I am 29 weeks) I went to the doc today and am 1-2 cm dilated but am not worried at all becuase that is what I was when I was 32 weeks with my DD and still made it full term

    Answer by Jaydin_Makenna at 7:31 PM on Nov. 9, 2009

  • it doesn't mean you'll go into labour. it just means you've started dialating.

    lost mine for all three about 6 weeks before delivery

    Answer by hypermamaz at 7:37 PM on Nov. 9, 2009

  • I lost mine and went into labor 2 days later. Everyone's labor and delivery are different so just expect anything cuz you never know how it'll happen. Good luck and congrats!

    Answer by AustinPsalm139 at 9:21 PM on Nov. 9, 2009

  • it could be tonight, it could be in 2 1/2 weeks.

    Answer by mommytobobby at 10:51 PM on Nov. 9, 2009

  • i started losing my plug at 5am and had my baby at 129pm..that day

    Answer by photogrypher at 10:54 PM on Nov. 9, 2009

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