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Water broke

How long should a Dr keep you in labor,after your water breaks.How long should a baby be inside without the amniotic fluid

 
Val504

Asked by Val504 at 10:37 AM on Feb. 18, 2009 in Pregnancy

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Answers (9)
  • Ideally, the baby should be delivered within 24 hours. But they can monitor your vitals and the baby with electrinic monitoring, and if the baby and you both seem to be fine, they may let you go longer than that. Even after your water breaks, your body still produces some amniotic fluid, but there's just not as much. If it's way too early for the baby to be delivered (I think it's before 30 weeks), there is a procedure they can do that keeps fluids circulating around the baby, but with that, you have to be in the hospital and on total bedrest.
    amy_k_in_pa

    Answer by amy_k_in_pa at 1:05 PM on Feb. 18, 2009

  • 24 hours
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:40 AM on Feb. 18, 2009

  • I ALWAYS HEARD YOU HAVE TO HAVE THE BABY OUT WITHIN 24 HRS BUT I AM NOT FOR SURE SRY BOUT THE CAPS ITS STUCK ON
    Mother_18

    Answer by Mother_18 at 10:40 AM on Feb. 18, 2009

  • I'm not sure what the time limit is but I do know that there is a chance for the baby to get an infection once the water breaks.
    MIddle-AgedMom

    Answer by MIddle-AgedMom at 10:57 AM on Feb. 18, 2009

  • if your water brakes go too the hospital at once
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:40 AM on Feb. 18, 2009

  • 24 hours
    BambiF

    Answer by BambiF at 11:42 AM on Feb. 18, 2009

  • 24 hours
    PoisonousBlonde

    Answer by PoisonousBlonde at 12:11 PM on Feb. 18, 2009

  • 24 hours
    TracyE5

    Answer by TracyE5 at 2:14 PM on Feb. 18, 2009

  • I HEARD THAT ONCE YOUR WATER BREAKS THE BABY AND THE UTERUS IS MORE PRONE TO INFECTIONS AND BACTERIA SO SOON AS POSSIBLE
    diamondmamma

    Answer by diamondmamma at 11:54 AM on Mar. 5, 2009