What's the mucus plug?

During those last few weeks of pregnancy, you’re just jonesing for a sign of WHEN, OH WHEN you might go into labor, and sadly there are very few to be had until it’s go time. The passing of your mucus plug could be considered one such sign, but not always. Your mucus plug is, as it sounds, a little plug of mucus that builds up at the cervix throughout your pregnancy. When your cervix begins dilating, the plug might drop into your vagina and appear as a pink or slightly bloody little glob. Chic, right? This “passing of” the plug (most likely into the toilet when you go to pee) might be considered a sign that labor is on the horizon, at the very latest one to two weeks away, which is basically like next year. Don’t stress mama, it will happen one way or another!