Join the Meeting Place for Moms!
Talk to other moms, share advice, and have fun!

(minimum 6 characters)

Water Breaking question?

My friend is preggo with child number two. With her first child the doctors broke her water, will that effect her water breaking this time? I know retarded question but I have one kid and am not having anymore so i dont know the answer to her question? Anyone?

Answer Question
 
Magen85

Asked by Magen85 at 10:55 PM on Aug. 25, 2010 in Pregnancy

Level 3 (15 Credits)
Answers (9)
  • No, water broke by itself with 1st and 3rd DDs, but Dr did it with my 2nd DD.
    shanlaree

    Answer by shanlaree at 10:57 PM on Aug. 25, 2010

  • it doesnt affect it at all as far as i know..
    momaholly

    Answer by momaholly at 10:57 PM on Aug. 25, 2010

  • Thank you ladies I appreciate it...
    Magen85

    Comment by Magen85 (original poster) at 10:58 PM on Aug. 25, 2010

  • no it's a new amniotic sac. it's never necessary for a dr to break the sac. & having it broken by the dr previously won't make it break early or anything :)
    Stefanie83

    Answer by Stefanie83 at 11:00 PM on Aug. 25, 2010

  • With my first, my midwife broke my water at 8.5 cm. With my 2nd 2 kids, my water broke on it's own at 10 cm. So, I don't think that it should have any effect on anything.
    Courtney610

    Answer by Courtney610 at 11:00 PM on Aug. 25, 2010

  • I don't think that it would. When that thing wants to break, it will break lol.
    nicolemstacy

    Answer by nicolemstacy at 11:03 PM on Aug. 25, 2010

  • dr had to break all three of mine, but I think it was just coincidence
    luvschocolate

    Answer by luvschocolate at 11:17 PM on Aug. 25, 2010

  • No it shouldn't.
    JazzlikeMraz

    Answer by JazzlikeMraz at 11:39 PM on Aug. 25, 2010

  • no, the doctor broke my water the first time and the second time it broke on it's own. I was scared though because the first time I didn't see what the fluid looked like and the second time I saw and it was bloody and it freaked me out. LOL I guess I expected it to be clear. LOL

    mommyfox03

    Answer by mommyfox03 at 12:34 AM on Aug. 26, 2010

Join CafeMom now to contribute your answer and become part of our community. It's free and takes just a minute.
close Join now to connect to
other members!
Connect with Facebook or Sign Up Using Email

Already Joined? LOG IN