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Old 05-03-2006, 02:05 PM   #1
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Did anyone else NOT ever know when they lost their mucus plug? I had no idea I even had one until 2 months AFTER I had my first DD. Another girl said she lost her mucus plug and I was like huh? Then I never saw it with Chloe either. My mom had given birth to 6 kids and only saw it with her last one. Just wondering if I am spazzing the whole thing or if others are familiar with when they lost theirs?

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Oh... speaking of grosss.....

I'm a triplet.. and my mom LOVES to gross me out about her mucus plug (She gave birth 2 other times.. but never saw those plugs). And get this: she swears it looked like the jelly-crud that comes packed in the container in SPAM or canned ham. BARF. I haven't been able to prepare a canned ham since (SPAM has been off my list since I was old enough to have sense.). I've heard it either looks like that jelly-crud OR one big snot ball.

MY MIL on the other hand gave birth twice and never saw her mucus plug in either birth.

I sure am hoping to be in the "not familiar when I lost my snot-ball, jelly-crud" team. Bleh.
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Old 05-03-2006, 02:55 PM   #3
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i didn't really notice it with my first ds, but my second one i wiped and had just a yucky, well mucousy mess on the toilet paper. it was more like just a really nasty bad clearish discharge. so not too bad. but i had a friend that said she lost hers in the shower and it was just a huge red gelatinous mess, just like a cork! ewww! i've heard it can vary like that though, from what i had to a really gross bloody cork looking mass. i'm on my third pregnancy now and hope to repeat what happened in either as far as that goes, considering neither was too bad!
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mine was just like really heavy mucous - with a slight yellow/greenish cast to it. let's put it this way - i've seen worse when i had a sinus infection....it definitely didn't have a "shape" to it or anything.

i think you can lose it quite gradually (and it does regenerate itself sometimes too) and maybe not really notice anything in particular.
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I'm pretty sure I've been losing mine gradually over the past week. With my daughter I never saw one, and didn't have any signs of impending labour, either. But as far as I can tell, what I've been losing is mucus plug. I'm dilated to one, so I figure it must be?
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Old 05-03-2006, 08:30 PM   #6
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Ok, good. So I'm not just wierd...lol
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Old 05-03-2006, 08:58 PM   #7
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lol I"m on baby number three and have yet to see one? lol! I'm not expecting to see it with this one (due in three weeks) seeing as I didn't with the others. Glad to know I'm not alone on this one though lol, I thought I was the only one who's never seen one! lol
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I have given birth to FIVE children and I NEVER once saw anything!!! And, let me tell you I was looking for ANY sign, I examined every tissue, every panty liner, everything and I never saw a thing!!! I think it's made up!
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I saw mine with Allison and then with my last two saw nothing. I think that was b/c I didn't lose it until I actually went into active labor, though.
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Never saw mine...a few of my friends and my sister lost theirs in the toilet and said that it just looks like a big blob...never got a chance to see mine with my dd...sniff, sniff. ha!
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