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Do you have to lose your mucus plug before you start dilating?

I'm 36 1/2 weeks and 1cm but I don't think I've lost my mucus plug...

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 8:49 PM on Feb. 3, 2010 in Pregnancy

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  • losing your plug doesn't for-tell anything anyway.

    you can lose it all at once, or over a period of time. if you're body isn't ready for labor, it will replenish itself anyway.

    most women don't even know when/if they lose their plug. don't stress over it.
    carliemarie1015

    Answer by carliemarie1015 at 9:04 PM on Feb. 3, 2010

  • I never noticed when I lost my mucus plug.
    missanc

    Answer by missanc at 9:16 PM on Feb. 3, 2010

  • once you dialate - you'll lose the plug and you won't necessarily notice.

    hypermamaz

    Answer by hypermamaz at 9:35 PM on Feb. 3, 2010

  • i agree that you might have lost the "plug" without noticing it. some might have dripped out while you were peeing or something :)
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:49 AM on Feb. 4, 2010

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