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40 weeks pregnant clear/stretchy/snot like discharge

I went to the doctor today to get checked. 1 cm dilated and 50% effaced. She told me my mucous plug was completely gone yet I went to the bathroom and had a clear/stretchy/snot or eggwhite like discharge??

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Asked by miranda_nichols at 1:12 AM on Jan. 25, 2011 in Pregnancy

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Answers (8)
  • Probably just residue.

    Answer by dancer at 1:13 AM on Jan. 25, 2011

  • could still be residue/part of plug. Are you packed?

    Answer by linsey1001 at 1:29 AM on Jan. 25, 2011

  • The mucus plug regenerates if you don't go into labor within 12 hours of losing it the first time.

    You're probably just losing more mucus plug.

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:31 AM on Jan. 25, 2011

  • could just be left over or typical vaginal dishcharge. Pack your back mommy cuz labors around the corner. Good luck and congrats.

    Answer by Jaxsmommy09 at 2:03 AM on Jan. 25, 2011

  • I think that anon hit the nail on the head.

    Answer by Melbornj at 2:04 AM on Jan. 25, 2011

  • Sounds like more of the plug.

    Answer by SweetLoveofMine at 3:29 AM on Jan. 25, 2011

  • At the end of pregnancy your cervix makes a lot more mucous that is why people loose their plug it just comes back but doesn't have time to harden anymore because it is so much .

    Answer by truealaskanmom at 4:29 AM on Jan. 25, 2011

  • its your mucous plugg Hello...... pieces are clearly still coming out. It is possible you have lost most of this. This happened to me and I went into labor a week later.

    Answer by staciepi at 7:47 AM on Jan. 25, 2011

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