Mucous Plug

Immediately after writing that last post I went to the bathroom and found my mucous plug. No contractions yet. It could still be awhile but, at this point, progression is a good sign. I called my mom and then we made some lunch (Tony’s working from home today). I’m trying to remind myself that patience is a virtue! And that we’ve got grandmas on both sides hoping she’ll stay in a few days longer…

4 thoughts on “Mucous Plug

  1. I hate that I am your stalker right now and keep coming back to see what is going on in eager anticipation. Yay, any progress is good when you’re waiting and waiting…and waiting…

  2. I LOVE that you are our stalker. I want nobody else. Start a blog so I can stalk you right back…I’m real good at it 🙂
    Yeah, progress is good but LABOR would be better. I’m now more than 24 hours without a contraction…sigh.
    Oh well, maybe she’ll pull a Shayla an come right after midnight on her due due.
    When are you off on that honeymoon lovely cruise?

  3. Haha, I keep thinking she might pull the “right on the due date” thing as well. But it can’t be long now! We’re not leaving for the cruise until August, so I have to anticipate yet another thing for a ridiculous amount of time. But at least I’ll be around when Ali is born!

  4. Bonjour Ashley and Tony,

    Congratulations on dropping the mucus plug! That’s a good sign. The 2 cm. dilated is a good sign, too. Even though it is costing you some sleepless nights, the more that labor happens slowly will probably mean less pain and problems at the actual birth.
    I know how frustrating it must be for you and Tony, anyone who has ever waited for a baby’s birth knows that it can be interminable.
    Those are great photos of you and Tony on the beach, though! You’ll treasure those in the years to come.
    Love,
    Mom (from Paris!)

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