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What Does It Mean When Excess Pregnancy Fluid
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
Polyhydramnios: There are several possible causes for polyhydramnios (excess amniotic fluid). Many times, drs cannot find a definite reason. When a cause is found, most common are moms with high blood sugar/diabetes, and certain repairable birth defects in baby's digestive tract. Excess fluid can also overstretch the uterus and cause preterm labor. A special detailed ultrasound and close follow-up are recommended. ...Read more
Not much: There is no easy treatment for excess amniotic fluid (polyhydramnios). Since most cases have no known cause even prevention is difficult. Infrequently, physicians can remove fluid with amniocentesis, that is, removing fluid through a long needle placed into the fluid sac usually under ultrasound guidance. ...Read more
38 weeks pregnant with second child. I was induced with the first because of no amniotic fluid what does this mean for this pregnancy. ?
I'm 33 weeks pregnant and was told today my amniotic fluid is low. 43, 0, 23 and 31mm. What will this mean for my baby and remaining pregnancy?
Close watching: If amniotic fluid is low, pregnant women are very closely watched. This may mean repeat ultrasounds and heart beat testing. It's possible that early delivery may be recommended. But in most cases, at 33 weeks, the baby and mom will both be fine as long as doctor advice is followed. ...Read more
My wife is now her 29th week of pregnancy.As per the 7th month scan report fetal shows 30.6 week growth & also having excess amniotic fluid - 25.36cm?
I have high amniotic fluid 29. I am 37 weeks 5 days today is there a real problem with high amniotic fluid this late in pregnancy?
Well: There are issues; best to discuss in person with your ob. It will likely be fine. ...Read more
I want to know whether a sac of amniotic fluid is formed during pregnancy or it is already present in female body since birth.
Is 7.5cm amniotic fluid level a sign of concern( 38 week 1 day). What is done in case of low amniotic fluid at this stage of pregnancy?
Can low amniotic fluid if I am losing weight during pregnancy? I am 26 weeks and lost 20 pounds already .
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