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how do you know if you have a slow leak of amniotic fluid? adult content

i thinjk that i have a slow leak of amnio fluid because i have to change my p anties at least 2 times a day and so i got smart and started using panty liners. is this a sign that you have a slow leak? i see the doc on tuesday and will let you know whats going on.

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Asked by laydeemama at 8:11 PM on Oct. 17, 2010 in Pregnancy

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  • You can been seen immediately and find out very quickly for sure with a ph test strip. Amniotic fluid is clear and has no odor.

    Answer by Erin814 at 8:12 PM on Oct. 17, 2010

  • They say that if you are leaking amniotic fluid, you will experience a gush when you go from sitting to standing. I have to change my underwear at least 3 times a day, due to high amounts of cervical discharge, which is completely normal during pregnancy. Amniotic fluid should be clear, odorless, watery, and NOT sticky.

    Answer by xxlilmomma09 at 8:17 PM on Oct. 17, 2010

  • How far along are you? I would call L&D and ask to speak with a nurse. It could just be a bladder leak but I would call to be on the safe side.

    Answer by ladyambition at 9:38 PM on Oct. 17, 2010

  • Definitely get checked out. I have had a high risk pregnancy due to low amniotic fluid, which can be very dangerous for the baby. (I didn't have a leak, a faulty placenta, but it still results in low fluid.) Drink more fluid to help increase your amniotic fluid. THIS WORKS! I went from a fluid level of 1.8 (very dangerous) to a normal ranged 9.

    Answer by Anna-Chubaby at 10:15 PM on Oct. 17, 2010

  • you could be leaking but it also could be pee remember the baby is on your bladder and it can cause you to leak pee,,,,,,,,,,,,,

    Answer by mamamtobe at 11:15 PM on Oct. 17, 2010

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