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Why would you want to? It helps keep bacteria from entering your uterus. It does not determine when you will go into labor. Some women loose theirs early and even grows back.

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How can you lose mucus plug?

if your looking to lose your mucus plug to start labour, this may not happen as you can lose your mucus plug as little as 26 weeks and not go into labour. i would highly not advise you to purposely lose your mucus plug as it is what prevents bacteria getting to the baby!!!!!!!! let it happen naturaly its much safer for your baby!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1

Can you go into labor before losing your mucus plug?

YES - not every woman will lose her mucus plug... Sometimes you dilate without dilating enough to lose the plug, and contractions and labor can start before you lose the plug!

Will walking make you lose your mucus plug?

no you will get stronger.

I was wondering if anyone knew if it is possible to lose your mucus plug when your cervix is closed?

well, your cervix is closed when you loose your mucus plug. When your mucus plug comes out, that means that your cervix is starting to deface and dialate.

How soon should you see a doctor when you lose your mucus plug?

As soon as possible, as losing your mucus plug can be fatal within 24 hours.

Do you always lose your mucus plug before your water breaks?

I have had two children, and never noticed the plug. So, you may notice when you lose it, or not.

When do most women lose their mucus plug?

right before the onset of labor

Is it normal to lose your mucus plug at 29 weeks?

Was it kinda bloody too. Are you sure its your plug and not just discharge.

Can having intercourse make you lose your mucus plug?

In the later stages of pregnancy, yes it can

Do you spot before you lose your mucus plug?

Some women do depending on how sensitive their cervix is

Is there a way that you can lose your Mucus Plug and not know it?

Yes. Cause even tho you lose it most woman don't notice.

What happens if you lose the mucus plug at 25 weeks?

Usually nothing. Speak to your doctor if you are worried.

If you've already lost your mucus plug and you have strong pains in your pelvis and legs at 36 weeks pregnant could you in labor?

as soon as you lose your mucus plug you should go to the hospital cause the baby is on its way

Can your mucus plug be yellowish green?

Yes its perfectly normal for mucus plug to be tinged Green or Yellow. Mucus plus means exactly that .. Mucus..

Should you immediately talk to your doctor after you lose your mucus plug?

Yes! Immediately! Losing your mucous plug means that your water is about to break and you are about to go into labor.

What does the mucus plug feel like?

The mucus plug is clear to yellow in color, or occasionally tinged with blood. The mucus plug feels like the consistency of raw egg.

Does intercourse really help to dilate the cervix at week thirty eight?

The semen does help to dissolve the mucus plug.

What does it mean to lose the mucus plug?

When you are pregnant you have a mucus plug that is there to stop bacteria entering your uterus and harming the baby. As you approach your due date and your cervix thins and dilates, the mucus plug can come out. It is just like a big bit of goo. Some women report seeing it fall into the toilet. Some women never notice it go. And sometimes it is still there when you go into labour. You can lose your plug up to two weeks before you go into labour, but it is one of the "signs" that your time is near.

How soon does labor start after losing your mucus plug?

It varies with every woman. You can't necessarily estimate how long it takes. Some women can lose their mucus plug at 28 to 36 weeks and still don't go into labor for a few other weeks. Losing your mucus plug is a good sign that your body is preparing for labor, but it is not a sign that labor is imminent.

When you lose your mucus plug can you start contractions?

You can, but i constantly lost mine & it grew back a little throughout the whole pregnancy.

Can you lose your mucus plug at 6 months pregnant?

Yes that can happen throughout the pregnancy but the body can make a new one.

Is it normal to lose some of your mucus plug at almost 7 weeks?

Well in some cases but it would be best to talk to your doctor about it.

Could you lose your mucus plug at 3 months pregnant?

If you feel this has happened you should contact your Dr immediately or go to the ER.

Can you lose your mucus plug at 33 weeks?

Yes, I would think you could. Pregnancy lasts 38 weeks usually and usually you lose your mucus plug a few days before labor. It could be a sign of premature labor. I would call your DOCTOR if this is happening to you. Your DOCTOR may want to see you as premature births can be hazardous to the baby.

How long after the mucus plug comes does labor start?

Most women do not see their mucus plug leave their body. However, after the mucus plug comes out, labor typically occurs within the next two or three weeks.