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September 3, 2006 at 7:51 pm #126583
Is bleeding a sign of labor? Even if you have no contractions & your water didn’t break? Is it something to be worried about???September 3, 2006 at 8:00 pm #564106
# Preterm labor. Light bleeding from 20 to 37 weeks may indicate preterm labor, especially when accompanied by pelvic or abdominal pressure, dull backache, abdominal cramps or uterine contractions. If you have any signs or symptoms of labor before 36 weeks, call your health care provider right away.
# A sign of labor (bloody show). During pregnancy, a thick plug of mucus seals the opening of the cervix to prevent bacteria and other germs from entering the uterus. As your body prepares for labor, the cervix begins to thin out and relax, and the mucous plug is dislodged. When this happens, you may notice a thick or stringy discharge that may be tinged with blood. Known as the bloody show, this is a normal sign of labor that may occur up to a week or two before delivery day.[/quote]
Vaginal bleeding may be a sign of labor. Up to a few weeks before labor begins, the mucus plug may pass. This is normally made up of a small amount of mucus and blood. If it occurs earlier, you could be entering preterm labor and should see your physician immediately.
Signs of Preterm Labor include these symptoms that occur before the 37th week of pregnancy:
* Vaginal discharge (watery, mucus, or bloody)
* Pelvic or lower abdominal pressure
* Low, dull backache
* Stomach cramps, with or without diarrhea
* Regular contractions or uterine tightening[/quote]
Yep…could be.September 3, 2006 at 8:17 pm #564107
I started to get cramps and spotting 3 days before I gave birth…then I lost my muscous plug 2 days before… so it could be possible that you are going to go into labor anytime soon. After all your also carrying 2 babies and twins come out sooner then singletons.September 3, 2006 at 8:33 pm #564111
i would call your dr and let him know, id even go get checked out ya wanna make sure its not the placenta seperatingSeptember 3, 2006 at 8:54 pm #564121
Okay ladies – I decided it was best for me & the girls if I go to the hospital & get things checked out.
I may be back later – like tomorrow. Or I may not be back for a couple of days.
Wish me luck!
MaddieSeptember 3, 2006 at 9:06 pm #564125
I do hope everything will be okay!September 3, 2006 at 9:20 pm #564133
Good luck. I hope everything works out!September 3, 2006 at 9:40 pm #564157
Goodluck for you and the girls maddie!! ;DSeptember 3, 2006 at 10:03 pm #564169
good luck maddie…just hope they stay until atleast 36 weeks if not best of luck for you all! I am sure everything will work out!!!September 3, 2006 at 11:17 pm #564206
Best of luck!!!September 3, 2006 at 11:25 pm #564209
good luck i hope it’s not labour yet… strange thing yesterday my cousin SIL had bleeding which did stop but then she went in pre term labour (never has carried any of her children full term)… she is 34 and a half weeks and last i heard 5 cm dialatedSeptember 4, 2006 at 1:13 am #564288
Good luck, Maddie. Lots of hugs and thoughts until we hear from you again!September 4, 2006 at 2:05 am #564304
I bled 1 week before I had carlee, 1 week before I went into labor with my oldest at 28 weeks ( they stopped it thanks god), and the day i went into labor and had my boys.
You will most certainly be in my prayers!!!
I pray that it is nothing and you and those baby gorls are just fine!!September 4, 2006 at 2:38 am #564319
Good luck & Hope everything is fine with you and the girls! KUPSeptember 4, 2006 at 2:42 am #564324
Hope all is well and you and your little girls are fine
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