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Why is my amniotic fluid low?

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Asked by Anonymous at 6:24 PM on Oct. 2, 2008 in Pregnancy

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  • idk I had that with my daughter, but it was right before I went into labor with her.

    Answer by prettyrayray at 6:26 PM on Oct. 2, 2008

  • I can't tell u y it's low but i had that too. They just told me to get lots of rest, and i was induced like a week early, my baby is fine though had no problems with delivery. I had to go in 2 and sometimes 3 times a week for non stress testing (montoring the babys heart n movemnts), and some xtra ultrasounds.

    Answer by BabyGsMaMa13 at 6:33 PM on Oct. 2, 2008

  • Amniotic fluid can be low for several reasons. One reason could be kidney issues concerning the fetus. You need to talk with your OB about your concerns. He/She should be able to answer your questions.


    Answer by Southerncharmes at 6:33 PM on Oct. 2, 2008

  • Sometimes there is no reason. I've had 6 babies and out of those, I had low fluid 4 times. They have never found a cause for it. All my children are healthy.

    Answer by lisa89j at 6:37 PM on Oct. 2, 2008

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    Answer by vbruno at 6:43 PM on Oct. 2, 2008

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    Answer by vbruno at 6:44 PM on Oct. 2, 2008

  • I had the same problem. I ended up having to be induced 4 wks early b/c it was interfering with her growth. I had pre-eclampsia. I believe that is one of the reasons for mine.

    Answer by SandraBeth at 7:48 PM on Oct. 2, 2008

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