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37 weeks pregnant went to restroom this morning wiped myself and there was a redish brown on the toilet paper and now im having light cramps liek a menstrual cramp anyone know what this is? adult content

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datgurlmeggy

Asked by datgurlmeggy at 6:53 AM on Dec. 22, 2010 in Pregnancy

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  • Could be the early stage of labor. If you are overly concerned, call your doctor.
    NannyB.

    Answer by NannyB. at 7:01 AM on Dec. 22, 2010

  • well the reddish brown discharge is normal, sometimes its just cervical discharge but if you're experiencing cramps after it could've been the start of your mucus plug being lost. have you had a cervical exam recently? if so this could cause the discharge and the cramping. if not, it's definitely something to keep an eye on, drink lots of water and if the cramping doesn't stop call your doctor cause you could be in labor
    tnm786

    Answer by tnm786 at 7:14 AM on Dec. 22, 2010

  • I'd have to agree you are probably losing your plug. Cramps are sometimes actually contractions to open up the cervix. However it is always best to talk to your OB if you are concerned.
    2autisticsmom

    Answer by 2autisticsmom at 7:37 AM on Dec. 22, 2010

  • Sounds like normal discharge and you are getting closer to the birth day!! You could continue to have the discharge for a few more weeks and then go into labor, or things could speed up and it could be soon.

    Congratulations!!
    micheledo

    Answer by micheledo at 7:55 AM on Dec. 22, 2010

  • I agree with 2autisticmom! I think it may be you losing your plug. Some women have theirs come out all at once & some little by little. You're super close, so its very possible Congrats & good luck!
    MamaBloom777

    Answer by MamaBloom777 at 8:58 AM on Dec. 22, 2010

  • I agree with 2autisticmom, good luck.
    itsallabtthem84

    Answer by itsallabtthem84 at 9:53 AM on Dec. 22, 2010

  • i agree your probably losing your plug!
    courtneycra

    Answer by courtneycra at 10:56 AM on Dec. 22, 2010

  • this is called the "bloody show" google it. you will be in labor soon. maybe even today! congrats...call the dr and then rest up for the big event.
    sweetestkitten

    Answer by sweetestkitten at 12:51 PM on Dec. 22, 2010

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