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What does amniotic fluid smell like?

I was just wondering if anyone can describe it?

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MT_MOM

Asked by MT_MOM at 10:09 PM on Apr. 16, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • It smells like nothing at all.
    Steff107

    Answer by Steff107 at 10:12 PM on Apr. 16, 2009

  • Amniotic fluid can be clear, pink, brown, or green. It also has an unusual smell that some people compare to Comet cleanser. If the fluid looks yellowish and smells of ammonia, you're probably experiencing urine leakage. This frequently happens to women toward the end of pregnancy.
    mom2twobabes

    Answer by mom2twobabes at 10:15 PM on Apr. 16, 2009

  • It smells slightly sweet, or it's absent of scent. If you think you are leaking, also think about how much you are urinating. If there is a lot of fluid, and you're still peeing as much as you usually would, it's probably your water. That's how I knew. Plus, it was clear, then it turned pink. Good luck!
    musicpisces

    Answer by musicpisces at 10:42 PM on Apr. 16, 2009

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