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Low Amniotic Fluid (Oligohydramnios)

By Patty Malowney

Ultrasound photograph of a baby low amniotic fluid Amniotic fluid provides cushioning and nourishment for your baby. Read more here to learn about what low amniotic fluid means.
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Signs Your Water Broke

By Patty Malowney

A pregnant woman feeling her water break. When the amniotic sac weakens toward the end of pregnancy, it may break and release fluid -- a sign that labor is about to start.
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Stripping Membranes

By JustMommies staff

The amniotic sac or “bag of waters” is a double membrane in which a fetus develops within the uterus. The amniotic sac is fluid filled and helps keep the fetus safe from injury during pregnancy and allows room for movement. The amniotic sac is what ruptures when you hear someone say that their “water
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Too Much Amniotic Fluid (Polyhydramnios)

By Teresa Redmond

pregnant woman getting ultrasound Your baby needs the cushion of amniotic fluid.
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