Bloody Show

Bloody show is blood-tinged mucus that may come from the vagina as labour begins. When the cervix thins (effaces) and opens (dilates) during early labour, the mucus plug that has been in the cervix will loosen and pass out of the vagina, along with a small amount of blood.

Is it an emergency?

If you or someone in your care has chest pains, difficulty breathing, or severe bleeding, it could be a life-threatening emergency. Call 9-1-1 or the local emergency number immediately.
If you are concerned about a possible poisoning or exposure to a toxic substance, call Poison Control now at 1-800-567-8911.

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