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do you have to lose your mucus plug...

do you have to lose it before you go into labor???

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 2:08 AM on Jun. 29, 2010 in Pregnancy

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  • No. I didn't lose my mucus plug with my son, but did with my daughter. Every pregnancy is different and no you don't always lose your mucus plug.
    jnsdrf

    Answer by jnsdrf at 2:12 AM on Jun. 29, 2010

  • i didn't lose it with either of mine.
    young-not-dumb

    Answer by young-not-dumb at 2:13 AM on Jun. 29, 2010

  • Nope, you don't have to. I lost mine, but never went in to labor on my own.
    GavinsMommii

    Answer by GavinsMommii at 2:13 AM on Jun. 29, 2010

  • Nope, I was losing little bits at a time, never had before with my previous pregnancies so this was new to me. I was still losing some of it the morning I was scheduled to be induced.
    LuvmyFam6

    Answer by LuvmyFam6 at 2:23 AM on Jun. 29, 2010

  • I've lost what I thought was my mucous plug (sometimes even streaked with blood) about 6 times so far this pregnancy (I'm 37 weeks today) and so far I've not gone into labor.

    With my DD, I never lost my plug.

    I don't think your plug coming or not coming isn't a true indicator of labor. IMO.
    NIKopotamous

    Answer by NIKopotamous at 2:45 AM on Jun. 29, 2010

  • Technically yes you will at some point loose it, some may not notice it because it can be very watery or it will happen during labor which you don't pay a lot of attention to it, but in order to fully dilate yes your plug will come out in some form
    truealaskanmom

    Answer by truealaskanmom at 2:57 AM on Jun. 29, 2010

  • no
    Jerichos_Mommy

    Answer by Jerichos_Mommy at 3:06 AM on Jun. 29, 2010

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