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Am I the only one?

post #1 of 27
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ok this could be tmi, but here goes...

I remember back in January when every time I went to the bathroom I'd check the tp in fear of seeing any hint of pink and worrying and obsessing about it.

Now it's almost August and I'm back to obsessively checking the tp for any sign of pink. Hoping and wishing that I'll start to loose my mucus plug and have bloody show.

Am I crazy?!?!
post #2 of 27
I'm doing it too, even though I never had any bloody show before either of my other births! I had some thick mucus a day or two before my second birth, but never anything pink ever. So you're definitely not crazy! I just figure since everything else has been different with this third pregnancy, maybe that'll be different too.

- Krista
post #3 of 27
You are not the only one! I had light spotting for about 2 days before my labor started last time, so I keep hoping, and wishing......so you are not alone! It's just too hot, and I'm just annoyed by everything now.....
post #4 of 27
Oh, i'm right there with you. I've already lost some of my mucus plug (note to self: come up with a better name. . .birthing seal. . .something, anything). With DS#1 I was sooo textbook, it was great! I had some bloody show (also needs a new name) that morning, called DH and told him I thought something was going to happen that day, giving him a chance to finish up some things at work. I called later that afternoon and told him my water broke. I really would love to see things play out in a similar way because I felt like I knew what to expect
post #5 of 27
I also obsess over this until my midwife told me today I may not lose my mucus plug at all. With some women it just dissolves into you. So now I am less paranoid. Cause otherwise I was thinking if I haven't even STARTED losing it, it could be FOREVER till I am in labor!
post #6 of 27
I'm definitely checking too, but that's because I've been loosing my mucus plug now for days. I keep hoping to see pink in it, but so far, just lots of thick mucus. Hoping it's soon. With ds, it was about 6 days later, but I lost it all in one fell swoop last time, not little bits over several days.
post #7 of 27
Me too, and I'm not due till the 29th..:
post #8 of 27
Oh honey, you are SO not alone! I feel like it's almost worse for me, b/c I HAVE lost my mucous plug (nasty boogery looking thing, isn't it?), so I'm expecting a hint of pink every time I pee. I got totally teased about a week ago after DH and I had sex, had what I thought was bloody show but it turns out it was just from the sex. Sigh.
post #9 of 27
I am absolutely doing it too!!
post #10 of 27
Oooooh, glob of snot before lunch today! TMI, : , but who cares!
post #11 of 27
I've been doing it too. I don't for the life of me know why. I don't recall exactly how it went with my first 2, but I know I didn't lose anything in advance. With my last I didn't lose my plug until I was well into labor. And I didn't have any bloody show until about 20 minutes before I started pushing (25 hours into labor!).

I can't imagine this time will be much different. Doesn't keep me from checking and hoping though!
post #12 of 27
I check too. Hoping to have something interesting to report to those who keep asking how things are going.
post #13 of 27
Okay, since this is a TMI thread anyway...anyone else who has had discharge throughout the entire pregnancy that can help me? I didn't lose my plug with DD at all, and with this pg I've had a lot of discharge all along. So I can't just say "oh, discharge, I must be losing my plug!" Is it actual mucus, is there a lot of it...what does it look like?
post #14 of 27
I keep checking (and hoping) too...

tara
post #15 of 27
As long as we're on the TMI thread... I am just all belly & find it so uncomfortable to bend in half to wipe... yes I DO still wipe, but honestly, it just feels like so much effort to hang on to the TP to see what's on it that I can't really be bothered.

How bad is that?! Too lazy to check for a plug!!!
post #16 of 27
I have to admit, I have been checking the TP after I go through this whole pregnancy! I also hate to admit how much TP I am going through these days
post #17 of 27
ugggh i feel you me too.. i'm due in 5 days and i'm sooo ready... i didn't make it this far with my first pregnancy and i never lost my plug until my water broke then...
post #18 of 27
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Originally Posted by rebeccalizzie
Okay, since this is a TMI thread anyway...anyone else who has had discharge throughout the entire pregnancy that can help me? I didn't lose my plug with DD at all, and with this pg I've had a lot of discharge all along. So I can't just say "oh, discharge, I must be losing my plug!" Is it actual mucus, is there a lot of it...what does it look like?
I've had plenty of discharge all along, but it's white/clear. This bit of mucus was like blowing your nose with a sinus infection, : , and jelly-like, about the size of a quarter...so far.
post #19 of 27
Quote:
Originally Posted by rebeccalizzie
Okay, since this is a TMI thread anyway...anyone else who has had discharge throughout the entire pregnancy that can help me? I didn't lose my plug with DD at all, and with this pg I've had a lot of discharge all along. So I can't just say "oh, discharge, I must be losing my plug!" Is it actual mucus, is there a lot of it...what does it look like?
Mine is the same as vegan explained hers, really thick and yellowish, "sinus infection-like snot" perfect description for me too.
post #20 of 27
Makes perfect sense, thanks guys! In that case, mine is still in there
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