I'm 37 weeks and 3day today. I saw little mucus plug like yesterday and pains like as if i want to poo but never came out. The subsided this morning i
Contractions could start few days before labour becomes established but it is safe to go to the hospital.
A scan could be done to check the baby's welfare and you will be examined too.

All the best!
Thanks @Ayodeji I will that first thing tomorrow morning
@Bright29083, d tightening of d abdomen is called contraction, it could be mild cos it's just starting. U can go d hospital to check ur cervical dilatation and let ur midwife listen to ur fetal heart rate too.
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