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Why Your Cervical Plug is Not Your Baby’s Cork

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What is the Mucus Plug and Bloody Show in Pregnancy?

The mucus plug forms soon after the fertilized egg implants in the uterus. The plug blocks the opening of the cervix until the gestational period is over. ... more »

What Can I Expect During My Pregnancy?

Many women wonder what they can expect during pregnancy. This is especially true of first-time mothers. Changes during pregnancy are physical and emotional. ... more »

Facts About Pregnancy

Pregnancy is a time in life when women feel closer to their spouse and body more than ever before. Here are a few facts about pregnancy for expecting moms. ... more »

All About Pregnancy Spotting

Pregnancy spotting is common in pregnancy, but that does not make it any easier to accept. During different times in gestation, pregnancy spotting can occur and the cause will be dependent on several factors. ... more »

Answering Questions about the Mucus Plug

The mucus plug forms soon after the fertilized egg implants in the uterus. The plug blocks the opening of the cervix until the gestational period is over. ... more »

What Causes Pain During Pregnancy?

Pregnancy is a time when most women are fearful of pain. ... more »

What to Expect From Pelvic Pain During Pregnancy

As the end of the pregnancy approaches, pelvic pain is often a signal of the start of labor. Labor pelvic pain is associated with pressure on the pelvis or the feeling that baby is getting heavier. ... more »

Concerns About Pregnancy Discharge

There are so many hormonal and physical changes going on in the body during pregnancy, women often lose track of what is normal and what should cause concern. Pregnancy discharge is a common symptom of pregnancy related to hormonal changes. ... more »

Cervical Dilation and Effacement

The cervical plug that developed in the beginning of the pregnancy will fall out at the end of the third trimester. Once the plug has washed out of the body, the cervix will start preparing for birth. ... more »

Mucus Plug And Bloody Show In Pregnancy

Throughout pregnancy, a mucus plug blocks the opening of the cervix to prevent bacteria from entering the uterus. ... more »

Mucus Plug Bloody Show

When the cervix dilates in preparation for labor, the cervical mucus plug is passed. When the plug loosens and washes out of the body, bloody show (blood-tinged cervical mucus and/or a small amount of blood) can result. ... more »

Vaginal Discharge In Pregnancy

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