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How Long Can A Baby Live Without Amniotic Fluid
See below:: 1 % of pregnant women have too much amniotic fluid. In some women, fluid builds up slowly or quickly. This can happen at 16 weeks of pregnancy, and it usually causes very early birth. What problems can polyhydramnios cause? Polyhydramnios may increase the risk of these problems during pregnancy: prematurity, abruption, prom, stillbirth, post part. Hemorrhage & fetal malposition. Read more
They sometimes do: Infants sometimes have amniotic fluid in their mouth which can get sucked into their lungs at delivery. The OB makes an effort to clear the nose & mouth after the head is delivered, but if baby comes out rapidly that may not be possible. This material can trigger rapid breathing & a trip to the nicu for a few days as it can act identical to pneumonia. Most do well with treatment. Read more
How does amniotic fluid Embolisim happen 2 days after delivery if baby and placenta are no longer inside you??
Allergic reaction: Amniotic fluid embolism is a rare condition. It's due to amnionic fluid entering the maternal circulation.This results in a combination of cardiogenic shock, respiratory failure and a coagulation disorder causing blood clots or bleeding. Although most cases occur during or shortly after delivery, on rare occasions it has occurred 48 hours after delivery due to a delayed allergic reaction to the fluid Read more
I'm almost 32 weeks. Saw Dr today. My BP was 141/92. Got steroid shot for baby's lung. Being monitored now for preeclampsia and borderline low amniotic fluid. Dr said I'll likely deliver between 36-38 weeks. How long will baby need to stay in nicu?
I want to know how it will affect my health and the growth of the baby. Amniotic fluid is adequate, growth of the baby is normal. I am 15 weeks 3 days?
Meconium?: I'm not sure if you are referring to thickened amniotic fluid that results from the baby having a bowel movement which is referred to as meconium? If so we only know about it at the time of delivery, and there is nothing to do except to make sure neonatology is present at the delivery to examine the baby. ... Read more
Depends on cause: Babies don't need kidneys much during pregnancy because the placenta does that job. They do make pee that ends up as amniotic fluid. The right amount of fluid creates extra volume in the womb that pushes back against the muscular womb & allows the lungs to develop. (important) Things that stop or limit fluid formation includes absent kidneys or blockage in the outflow. Such defects can be a problem Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How can I tell if my baby has low amniotic fluid? The ultrasound looks like it doesn't have any fluid for it. It almost looks like it's squished in th
Having a lot of amniotic fluid, and a Spina bifida baby at 20 weeks. What are the risks? I want to know your opinion, please.
We can only provide: Information; you & your spouse need to discuss delivery options & outcomes with your Fetal-Maternal Medicine Specialist & the pediatric neurosurgeon who reviewed all of your fetal ultrasounds. Lower limits of fetal viability, ability to survive outside the womb, are 22-25 weeks & survival rates ^ weekly. See http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/m/pubmed/11753511/. Take care of yourselves. Read more
If women were to purposely birth a baby in its amniotic sac. Wouldn't that lessen the chance of amniotic fluid embolism? I want a en caul birth
How to increase amniotic fluid? AFI is 9, 6, was 15 at 22 weeks, now 28 weeks. Baby weight is 1050 gr, & a week ahead, but with double nuchal cord
My sister in law's baby died in utero around 16w. No amniotic fluid but she didn't have leaking. They said fetus was dehydrated. How so? Kidney issue?
Could be: Amniotic fluid includes urine made by the fetus during pregnancy.Those that have poorly formed or no kidneys or a severe blockage to their urine outflow, will not create enough amniotic fluid. The fetus remains so tightly shrinked wrapped, that they also can have poor lung growth (no room).These can survive pregnancy but die soon after birth. A loss early in pregnancy may indicate another issue. Read more
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 works and how the baby is doing all affect how much fluid there is. Too much fluid can be concerning as can too little fluid. Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 first few weeks of development. Later, it is a byproduct (urine) of the baby's circulation which is taken into the lungs during the baby's practice breaths. The fluid pressure then induces growth and opening of the lung's branches. Read more
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