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Bright red blood

I had my third membrane sweep today (I'm 40 weeks today) and I came home and felt like I had to pee and when I did about a tablespoon of bright red blood came out. It wasn't clots or anything.. It was like when you're on your period. All my other sweeps I just spotted or it was brown in colour with mucous. Is that normal?
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5426152 tn?1382129604
Could it be your bloody show? Call your doctor  to make sure you are not starting labor.
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Maybe! I thought bloody show was mucousy though? I'm not having regular contractions just feel a little crampy
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I just peed out more....
3360193 tn?1365871889
i would call your maternity ward, im not sure its supposed ot be red........ i didnt have anything after my 4 sweeps so can;t help much there but I am pretty sure its not meant to be red x
3360193 tn?1365871889
and i couldnt feel my contractions either  - just back pain i had when i went into labour x
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Ive been having back pain and period like cramps! I just called my dr cause I did get scared now but he said it could be my cervix changing but if it doesn't stop by tonight I need to go get looked at
3360193 tn?1365871889
yeah definitely, its better to be safe than sorry, i hope you go into labour soon :) xx
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With my first i had a mucusy show about 2 days before i had her. My second was bright red blood (like a period) throughout the whole of labour. i think everybody is different. Good luck i would guess your starting labour xx mum of 2 and 22w6d xx
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Thanks everyone! I sure hope so! Scary stuff sometimes!
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Omg thats what happend to me. Yesterday i got my membrane sweep. When i cam home i peed and the was like redish with transparent looking stuff when i wiped myself. And today there was like a blood clot when i used the bathroom.in the morning, the ones you get on your period. Ive been having cramps too ! Is it normal ?
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