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December 17th, 2008, 02:10 PM
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Lost my mucus plug but no bleeding. This is #4 so I wasn't expecting to drop but baby is lower. I have this constant feeling like I need to poop but I don't actually have to. I'm also 3cm and about 70% effaced.

I've done this enough that I know there is no exact answer, I'm just at that point of really wanting to meet my LO!!
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December 17th, 2008, 02:25 PM
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you're definatly making progress, but there is of course no way to know how soon it will be. How much plug and if there was lots of bleeding as well can be an indicator. It seems to me that moms who go into labor after loosing hteir plug either take 1-2 days (or less) or weeks. hopefully you'll be 1-2 days!
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December 17th, 2008, 03:06 PM
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Sounds promising! I hope its soon!!
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December 18th, 2008, 05:10 AM
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I agree that you are making good progress. I really hope it's soon for you. How exciting!!!
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December 18th, 2008, 05:36 AM
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Good luck!!!!!! I hope you get to meet your LO very soon and then share all the fabulous pictures with us!
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December 18th, 2008, 06:25 AM
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yay, how great!! I had that pooping feeling for the first 6 hours or so of my labor, it was very weird!
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December 18th, 2008, 10:02 AM
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Hopefully we'll be reading your birth story soon!
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December 20th, 2008, 10:45 AM
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I hope something happens soon.
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December 20th, 2008, 11:36 AM
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Certainly sounds like your body is gearing up! I can't wait to read your birth story. ELV to you!
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