Mucus Plug vs Discharge: How Do You Know When You’ve Lost the Mucus Plug?
It can be hard to tell the difference between vaginal discharge and the mucus plug during pregnancy. Losing your mucus plug can be a sign that you’re almost ready to go into labor or it can be caused by your cervix opening.
Some women’s first pregnancy is full of surprises, especially if they discover they’ve lost their mucus plug near the end of their pregnancy. Some women may not know what a mucus plug is or that they’ve lost it.