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#1 of 8 Old 11-07-2009, 08:24 PM - Thread Starter
 
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pretty tmi so skip if easily squeamish.

can't believe i'm even posting this, er... forgive me!

okay so as i posted yesterday in my appointment thread i had a glob of mucus come out very early AM. i went to the OB and when i came home i had to pee and there was dark brown on the TP, and then a few minutes later when re-wiping found redish mucus.

well, that lasted all day yesterday. the mucus was very tiny and went from red to dark brown(or dark red, whatever you prefer). i got up this morning and noticed the same thing, very few, and very small globs of the mucus with the TP tinged brown. - i had one other glob of mucus come out today and it was not tinged brown or red at all, once again clear like the very first time, and yet, afterward every time i go to wipe it is dark brown/red.... soooo...

i thought this was my mucus plug, but from what i have read it should come out all in one, or sometimes it can come out gradually... still though, should it continue to come out as i'm describing now? should it come out with the colors as i'm describing? i know they can be a variety of colors, but everything i have read about mucus plugs now has me totally thrown off due to the small quantity being brown/red and the larger clumps being clear, and i've only had 2 of the larger clumps, but i must add the second was far smaller than the first...

also to add, i am not cramping any more or any less than i was before this all started happening. siiiighhhh. should i be worried with what i'm finding or does it sound like it's normal?

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this is normal. same kinda thing went on during my 2nd pregnancy. not to mention that you are 39 weeks.
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very normal - the mucous plug can come out in one plug, can not come until baby comes, or can melt away in any variety of ways. it doesn't signify that labour is imminent but it likely isn't too far away!

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oh good. i wasn't sure if it was normal with how it is coming out like it is, or if it could be something else. that's a relief.

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normal, don't worry! I hope it is soon for you

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Sounds normal. My mw tried to strip my membranes a week before dd was born, and for that whole next week I had stuff coming out of me. Brown/red/pink.

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normal

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Just another completely normal.

Also I think at this point no question is really TMI

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