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i asked a question about water breaking.. and a wonderful answer came with the color odor amount and time... i get the color.. and amount.. what what would odor and time have to do with? is it supposed to have odor and whats the time for?

 
Ross2010

Asked by Ross2010 at 7:37 PM on Nov. 7, 2010 in Pregnancy

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  • Amniotic fluid isn't supposed to smell - if it does, it can indicate infection or maybe that baby passed meconium already - both of which mean baby has to come out ASAP. And time - baby should come within 24 hours of the water breaking - any longer than that and infection can start brewing. So if you don't know what time your water broke, you could go for too long and have problems. But...what does a coat have to do with water breaking?
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:52 PM on Nov. 7, 2010

  • The 24 hour rule is bs. The worst thing you can do is have vaginal checks every 20 minutes to an hour. That introduces infection. And I don't remember meconium in the water making it smelling. It looked weird as anything, but I don't remember a smell. BTW meconium means nothing if the baby is breech.

    LoveMyDog

    Answer by LoveMyDog at 9:46 AM on Nov. 8, 2010

  • They said they learned it in their child birthing class. What to look for when your water breaks
    Ross2010

    Comment by Ross2010 (original poster) at 11:22 PM on Nov. 7, 2010

  • isnt supposed to smell and supposed to be clear.
    HaRlEiGhSmOmMa

    Answer by HaRlEiGhSmOmMa at 2:38 AM on Nov. 8, 2010

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