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amniotic fluid consistency

A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Megan Bird
18 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
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

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Boelter
47 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pregnancy: The fluid produced to surrond the growing fetus. For a detailed aswer go to a site such as google which can tell you all about it in deep detail.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Santiago Roldan
19 years experience Dentistry
YES: You have to be careful to determine the origin of the liquid. Amniotic liquid loss has to be treated asap.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Nguyen
10 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
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 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
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 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Mostly fetal urine: It is mostly fetal urine.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wesley Grootwassink
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
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
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: Excess amniotic fluid can rarely mean there might be a problem with the baby's genetics or development.
A 38-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 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Doucette
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
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

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