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Membranes swept, bloody show, how long now???

I had my membranes swept yesterday, and I have been having increasing amounts of bloody show, and random contractions. When she swept my membranes, i was 3 cm. HOw long can I keep having bloody show but no labor? Anyone else have this with their pregnancies?

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Asked by Anonymous at 1:46 AM on Oct. 29, 2010 in Pregnancy

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  • Any time you stimulate the cervix, it can bleed some. That's not the same as bloody show, in relation to labor.
    Stripping the membranes is not a guarantee that you'll go into labor, it's just one way to try to encourage it. It may happen tonight, it may happen in 3 weeks (I don't know how far along you are).

    Answer by musicpisces at 1:49 AM on Oct. 29, 2010

  • Couldn't agree more with the above poster it could be imminent or it could be a few weeks still.

    Answer by Melbornj at 1:58 AM on Oct. 29, 2010

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