40 weeks lost mucus plug 3 hrs ago. No change in contractions.?

Don't they say being full term and losing your mucus plug labor usually starts within 24 hours? I know it can rebuild itself but I doubt that will happen being 40 weeks tomorrow.... right? I lost a few pieces here and there at 37 weeks, but about 3 hours ago I lost the whole thing at once. A little bit of of... show more Don't they say being full term and losing your mucus plug labor usually starts within 24 hours? I know it can rebuild itself but I doubt that will happen being 40 weeks tomorrow.... right? I lost a few pieces here and there at 37 weeks, but about 3 hours ago I lost the whole thing at once. A little bit of of cramping now with braxton hicks (which is not new). There was no blood when I lost the plug... do I still have to have bloody show? Being full term after you lost your plug how long until your labor started?
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