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Will having amnio cause preterm labor?
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Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: It can.
Amniocentesis involves introducing a fine needle into the pregnancy sac to retrieve some amniotic fluid for fetal dna testing.
That technique had inherent risks for complications, including preterm labor and preterm premature rupture of membranes. The risk for any of these complications to occur is <1%, but is real and devastating if they do occur.

In brief: It can.
Amniocentesis involves introducing a fine needle into the pregnancy sac to retrieve some amniotic fluid for fetal dna testing.
That technique had inherent risks for complications, including preterm labor and preterm premature rupture of membranes. The risk for any of these complications to occur is <1%, but is real and devastating if they do occur.
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
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Dr. Julian Escobar
Fertility Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Unlikely
The chances are very small.
Usually by the mid 30s the risks of an amnio are lower than the risks of the regnancy itself.

In brief: Unlikely
The chances are very small.
Usually by the mid 30s the risks of an amnio are lower than the risks of the regnancy itself.
Dr. Julian Escobar
Dr. Julian Escobar
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