Many women will see their due date come and go without giving birth. In the week or two past your due date, the changes in your body all point to labor ahead. For some, these are obvious; for others, they may be subtle or non-existent. “Bloody show” is when the mucus plug dislodges from the cervix, which indicates that the cervix is changing, but not necessarily that it’s time for labor. Comfort measures can be very helpful, as can distraction techniques.