OR MAYBE… baby is just having a burst of energy or a lazy day.
Many women experience a feeling of lightness in their upper body as baby moves down into the birth canal. This usually happens a week or more before labor in first time pregnancies and a day or so in later pregnancies.
OR MAYBE… baby is just having fun teasing you!
It’s not unusual to lose several pounds in the last few days before labor starts.
OR MAYBE… you need to weigh yourself at the same time of day, for instance before a meal.
Losing or Gaining Appetite
Often women will find they’re either ravenous or feel completely full before labor begins.
OR MAYBE… baby’s been squishing your stomach more than usual.
The plug of mucous that seals the cervix and helps protect baby from infection may come away in pieces or a single blood streaked glob.
OR MAYBE…you’ve lost it early due to activity or the baby and it will grow back (yes, a plug can grow back if lost too early.) Some women don’t lose their plugs until they begin labor while others lose them days or weeks before.1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7