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what does the mucus plug look like?

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A WHOLE lot of snot, sometimes can be tinged with brown. Sometimes it can come out slowly and resemble normal discharge.
mine look different each time with my 4th i lost it during active labor it look like cream cheese i lost it all at once  this with my 5th pregnancy i am 35 weeks and i told my dr today i been having a white discharge for over a week this time look like water down yorgurt when i got my internel check today doctor said yes it is gone and i was 1 cm dilated
I found this info for you....Some women describe the mucous plug as looking more like the mucous in your nose. It may look like a thick glob of stringy mucous, thicker than what you would see with normal vaginal secretions. If you are close to going into labor you may see pink, brown, or red blood around the edges of the mucous plug. This is called the “bloody show”.When do you lose your mucous plug?Some women will lose their mucous plug or part of their mucous plug weeks before they go into labor. Losing your mucous plug does not always mean labor will begin shortly. Keep in mind that even if a woman has begun to dilate, it may be weeks before she actually goes into labor.As your body prepares for labor your cervix will begin to dilate and thin. As your cervix opens up, your mucous plug may fall out. Losing your mucous plug is a good sign that labor is on its way. Though, it could be days or even weeks after you lose your mucous plug before labor actually starts. Many women do not lose their mucous plug at one time; instead, they lose it more gradually. They may notice an increase in vaginal secretions weeks before they go into labor.
when i had lost my mucus plus it kinda looked like a clear gooey discharge with like a tint of pink and green!! i know it may sound ALOT different then the other answers you had gotten but my doctor said it was a normal color.
I have to agree with kyliesmommie1298. My also was greenish. It sounds yucky but again my doc said it was totally normal. It was a thick gooey stringy discharge that came out in kind of a ball about the size of a quarter at first there was a little bit of red/brown blood in it the bloody show and its different then normal discharge so you should be able to tell the difference when it happens 
Yes it is a thick camflouged slime like looking piece of flesh. I lost two of them with each of my frist girls but with my third daughter and son I must've lost it and not paid attention.
I didnt ever see mine even though i looked for it. so i have no idea.

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