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#1 of 4 Old 03-20-2005, 02:55 AM - Thread Starter
 
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TMI, but can I get a quick answer here? I can't remember when your body starts forming the mucus plug. I'll hit 5 weeks tomorrow and already I've got the discharge I remember from my first pregnancy. I can't remember when I started with that one, but I seem to think it was later...? Am I crazy? :
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I'm glad you asked that. DH and I were wondering the same thing this morning.

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I thought the mucous plug began forming the moment you conceive? Doesn't it do that to keep other sperm out? Hmm, perhaps we'll have to look it up! I did have the all too familiar discharge appear several days before my pg test showed positive, it was one of my 1st symptoms.

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On another PG tracking board I'm on, it said that this week (6 weeks pg, 4 weeks since conception) is when the mucous was gathering to form the mucous plug. So I think if your 5 weeks since LMP, then you have one more week to go.

Zjande I think what you may be talking about is that the egg forms a hard shell the moment it is fertilized to keep other sperm from entering it. I think sperm can continue to enter the uterus until much later, but it won't do any good because the egg is already protected.

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