The first signs of amniotic fluid leakage
It's nice when pregnancy is uneventful. Mom, carrying her baby, is looking forward to when he will be born. She is attentive to herself and listens to feelings, to changes in her body. And it is right. After all, it is enough to miss and ignore any signal, as this may interfere with the birth of a healthy baby. One of these signals is leakage of amniotic fluid. What is it dangerous? How to notice the problem in time and what to do? About this and talk.
Everything is okay
It should be noted that this problem may occur at any stage of pregnancy. It is important to recognize signs of leakage of amniotic fluid in time and take action very quickly. Why? First, it is the water in the womb that helps the fetus to properly develop, breathe and support life for the entire 40 weeks. They protect against external pressure and all kinds of harmful microorganisms.Throughout pregnancy, the amount of amniotic fluid is constantly changing. The closer to childbirth, the fluid becomes less. After about 38 weeks, you can forget about the symptoms of amniotic fluid leakage and the troubles associated with it. After all, it is time for the birth of a child. Not to notice the first signs of leakage of amniotic fluid is difficult. In one second, the woman feels how a strong stream of water comes out of her. Liquid goes a lot (about a liter). As a rule, contractions begin after labor, which indicate the onset of labor.
If the birth is still far away, then the outpouring of the amniotic fluid is a serious problem and a reason for hospitalization. The fact is that a pregnant woman may simply not notice the first signs of leakage of amniotic fluid. Water can go out in droplets. Even the obstetrician-gynecologist doesn’t always identify the beginning of the problem after the examination. Only in the laboratory will they be able to confirm or deny suspicions. But to determine whether to consult a doctor, you can at home with a simple test. A woman should go to the toilet, and then carefully wipe off with a towel. After on the floor should lay a white pure natural fabric.Only with its help you can see the initial signs of leakage of amniotic fluid. Then everything is simple. A pregnant woman lies on her back and lies 10-20 minutes still. After getting up. Now you need to consider the fabric on which the woman was lying. If a wet spot is found on it, immediately call an ambulance and go to the hospital.
Early leakage of amniotic fluid
It is a pity if you or your gynecologist found signs of leakage of amniotic fluid in the early stages. It is impossible to save an unborn baby. In most cases (there are, of course, exceptions) the pregnancy ends with an abortion. The fact is that no doctor will advise to save the fruit. Such a pregnancy is doomed, it can end very badly for both women and children.
Why amniotic fluid begins to leak
Of course, everything has its own explanation. It is easy to name the causes of the leakage of amniotic fluid in the early stages. This gynecological diseases in a pregnant woman, and abortion, and hidden problems in the body, and bad habits. And also the problem can arise after a stressful situation or as a result of a fall, bruise, or a blow.
Let's hope that this problem does not affect you.Let the pregnancy proceed without complications and bring only pleasant emotions. And let the kids come to this world healthy!