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sarahb567 posted:
ok so im 34weeks and two days ago my plug came out. all day today ive had (what i was thinking as) false labor. it hasnt gone away at all and has gotten worse. ive tried laying down on my left side and drinking water. before trying laying down i went to pee and when i was done and getting up the clear water like liquid (it had no smell to it) came out of me it wasnt a whole lot and after that happened the cramping got worse. could i be in labor?
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Zaysmama responded:
yes you may def be in labor.
With my first pregnancy, my water broke and it was not a gush but was more of a trickle. as i moved and resituated it would continue to trickle. when I got to the hospital they told me I had lost my plug and my water had broken, but I was not having any contractions so I had to be induced.

Hope all is well and you and your LO are doing well! at 34weeks the chances are good for everything being ok!
 
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Sarah McMoyler, RN responded:
Hello,

This is Sarah RN, replying a week after your post- I absolutley hope that you have sought medical attention, as your symptoms warrant that follow-up. For the rest of our pregnancy community, let me say:
- the mucous plug can be deceiving - needs to be evaluated
-leaking fluid (especially clear, no odor, is likely the amnionic fluid- MUST be evaluated
- anyone under under 37 weeks, who suspects she might be in labor - MUST be evaluated. Sometimes the labor can be stopped or measures can be taken to help the babies lungs mature if the birth is imminent.

Please let us know how you are?!

Sarah McMoyler RN
www.mcmoylermethod.com


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