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29 Apr 2003

Early delivary ??
Dear Doc

I am a bit concerned, my baby is due between the 12-14 of June. I am currently seeing my gynae every 2 weeks. I went to see him last week Friday, he said everything seems ok, just that my baby is very low, so I should just take it easy, as I'm still working and will be working until the 23rd of May, if everything goes well. He didn't seem too concerned, but my concern is this, I can feel my baby is low, and I do have have a white discharge, is this the "plug" ?? And if this is happening now already, will my baby come sooner ??
Please your opinion will be most grateful.
Thank You.
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GynaeDoc
gynaedoc

01 Jan 0001

In many cases the baby's head engages early. This is not a good indication that labour will occur early. The mucus plug is usually a large amount of mucoid discharge, not the usual small amount that is normal in pregnancy. The signs to watch out for are tighenings or contractions of the uterus.

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