WOW 34wks!!! Good to see u on here!! Time is zipping by!!! I hope u feel great for the rest of your pg. (I've heard that amn. fluid can have a sweet smell to it, but I have no ideal if theres any truth to that) LOVE & PRAYERS
If you think your amniotic fluid is leaking, you need to call your doctor and go have it checked out. Yes, even on the weekend. It's a simple check that can be done at the hospital if your docs office isn't open. Better safe than sorry.
Thanks and i too wasn't trying to fuss :-) Everyone has there opinion we were just giving ours, seeing the girl all scard up was so sad to me, that's all.. Anyway thanks fopr the info and God bless :-)
Amniotic fluid doesn't really have any odor/smell. It can have a little color too it, but not much. Do you have any discharge? have you lost your plug? I know at the end I thought I was leaking but mine was urine....LOL, that was embarrassing! They have a little strip they can run across you real quick down there and be able to tell. You may could by them, I don't know though.
And just real quick, in the other thread I wasn't trying to fuss, just putting in my two cents, hope I didn't step on your toes. :)
Good luck to a healthy delivery and maybe it will be soon!
There is some truth in that "sweet smell". May depend on diet. I lost all my amniotic fluid in one big gush when labour started and remember it smelled very faintly like cotton candy...starnge enough as I hate cotton candy.
I dripped two drops, and thought I was imagining things, but dr said to come in and they tested it and ... viola... am=niotic fluid. Time to induce labor! God Bless you. (No odor, no gush, no color. Didnt even happen again.
On my due date I picked my 2 yr old up to wash her hands and felt a little bit of fluid come so i looked to check and just maybe a quarter size wet spot. thought it was strange but no more came out called my dr. and told her and she said well lets just check so when i got in she just looked first and said i dont see any wet there but ur here so lets just check to her suprise and mine I was leaking!! She said it had to be the smallest leak she ever saw!
So... there can be no smell or trickle it can be just a small one time thing!
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