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What causes water in the babbie's head while the baby is still inside the womb.

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Missing information: The structures within the fetal head are surrounded by a layer of fluid. The brain has an internal waterworks system of fluid filled chambers of specified size & shape. Unless you can provide a better description of what you mean by "water in the head" there is not enough room for a complete discussion of the possibilities. Please start over with some specifics/labels you may have been given

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Last updated May 19, 2019

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