22A One Woman Show
While not every woman actually sees any red colouring, the mucus plug at the cervix entrance is often called her show. They're not actually the same thing and are often confused even by doctors, according to Mama Natural. Both, however, are early signs that labor is coming soon—but that can
mean anywhere between 24 hours and several days. Each woman is different, and even individual pregnancies are different. Some women never see the mucus plug until labor is already underway. The show is when some spotting may occur due to the changes in the cervix as it effaces and dilates.