Answer: Hi. Some of the labour symptom are following. The baby drops Anywhere from a few hours to a few weeks before labor begins in first-time pregnancies, a woman may look and feel as though the baby has dropped into a lower position in her pelvis. Known as "lightening," this means the baby is getting into a head-down position in preparation for birth. Strong and regular contractions A woman's uterus contracts her entire pregnancy, "It's a muscle, and it has to practice for this Olympic event that is going to happen," she explained in describing how the uterus prepares itself for labor. Near the end of pregnancy, uterine contractions start to move the baby down into a lower position in the birth canal, and ultimately having contractions will help to push the baby out into the world. Distinguishing false labor contractions from real ones If a pregnant woman is having more than six contractions every hour, and they become stronger and are rhythmic, meaning they occur at regular intervals, then pay attention because the baby is on its way. True labor contractions don't go away even if a woman changes positions, such as moving around or laying down. Lower back pain and cramping During labor, a woman might feel increasing pressure or cramping in her pelvic and rectal areas. She may also feel a dull ache in her lower back. 5. Bloody vaginal discharge As labor begins, or several days before it does, a woman may notice an increase in vaginal discharge that's pink, brown or slightly bloody. Called a "bloody show," this discharge is caused by the release of a mucous plug that blocks the cervix (the opening to the uterus) during pregnancy. The mucous plug loosens up as the cervix begins to dilate, or open up, during the first stage of labor. 6. Diarrhea or nausea Some women have frequent loose stools at the beginning of labor or they may start vomiting for reasons that aren't clear, . It's also not known which came first, for example, whether the diarrhea occurred and then labor began, or if labor started and this caused diarrheas.