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Amniotic fluid consistency

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Megan Bird
Obstetrics and Gynecology 19 years experience
Fluid around baby: Amniotic fluid is the fluid that surrounds and protects the baby. The baby makes the amniotic fluid. How much fluid you drink, how well the placenta... Read More
Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 30 years experience
Protective fluid: It is the protective liquid contained by the amniotic sac of a pregnant female.

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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
Dentistry 20 years experience
YES: You have to be careful to determine the origin of the liquid. Amniotic liquid loss has to be treated asap.
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
No it is not: It is not sticky and is just like water.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Nguyen
Obstetrics and Gynecology 11 years experience
Lung Development: Amniotic fluid initially is filtered from the mother's blood and passes through the pregnancy's membranes to create a nourishing cushion during the fi... Read More
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Maternal-Fetal Medicine 26 years experience
Oral hydration.: You are not in complete control of your amniotic fluid volume, as this may be mostly reliant on fetal issues. You can and should, however, hydrate you... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brad Douglas
Obstetrics and Gynecology 24 years experience
Fetal urine: it is the urine from the fetus
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wesley Grootwassink
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
5: The level of amniotc fluid will vary during different stages of your pregnancy. Anything below the 5th percentile should be closely followed. Toward... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
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Depends: Excess amniotic fluid can rarely mean there might be a problem with the baby's genetics or development.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Roughly 800 cc: The amount of amniotic fluid is greatest at about 34 weeks (gestation) into the pregnancy, when it averages 800 mL. About 600 mL of amniotic fluid sur... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Doucette
Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
Meconium: Meconium is basically a fetal bowel movement. A fetal bowel movement inside the uterus can occur for no reason but might also signify some intrauteri... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Juan Richiusa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
Yes: Low fluid is something of concern. There is risks of growth retardation, fetal compromise due to cord compression. It could do to fetal anomalies. The... Read More

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