Moms Expertise

40 weeks pregnant: signs of labor to watch for

Add your advice here…
Message length 300 characters recommended

The following signs can indicate that labor is near:

- Your baby "drops". This is also know as lightening, it means that baby has settled down into the pelvis to get ready for labor.

- Nesting- Many moms have the urge to clean their house or organize all of the baby's stuff.

- An increase in Braxton Hicks contraction can be a sign that early labor is coming soon. Braxton Hicks contractions will be irregular. They will be uncomfortable and mainly felt in the belly.

- You lose your mucous plug or have bloody show.

What is Moms Expertise?
“Moms Expertise” — a growing community - based collection of real and unique mom experience. Here you can find solutions to your issues and help other moms by sharing your own advice. Because every mom who’s been there is the best Expert for her baby.
Add your expertise
40 weeks pregnant: signs of labor to watch for
04/01/17Moment of the day
Browse moms