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Around the 8th week the baby starts producing urine. I was just wondering where does it go??. Sorry if people think this is a dumb question.
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376148 tn?1309899577
i think as i recall they pee in the amniotic fluid!! lol....im not positive but thats what i think!! lol....i read it anyways!!!
461781 tn?1285609481
It goes in the amniotic fluid, but your amniotic fluid gets replaced every 3 hours.  That's why you get sooo thirsty and that's why you pee alot and you can get dehydrated very easily.  
568659 tn?1256139982
huh, I never knew that about amniotic fluid (that it replaces itself every three hours)
I learn so much from you ladies ;)
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Mumita hit the nail on the head and NO question is stupid... well... we won't go there. I have seen some silly questions but I assume those people are just trying to cause mischief. Your question was awesome!
435139 tn?1255460391
OK...let me ask the second part of the question...that isn't stupid because Joy said so lol

Where does the amniotic fluid go every three hours?  Do I pee it out?!  How does it get replaced?  I am intrigued by this now!
561451 tn?1257476350
lol.....

you pee some out and some the baby drinks/eats and it goes through their body back out!  Yes you drink your own urine before your born!  BUT it's the most sterile urine you'll have in your life!  

It's a good thing though, cause the water and fluid you drink helps replenish and add nutrients to the babies urine, so it's helping even more on the growth of the lungs, and kidney's and other organs!  
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sweetangel, I adore you! LOL! You always make me laugh aloud. Definitely not a stupid question either!
435139 tn?1255460391
Thanks =)  I was dying when I read the post about it being replenished every three hours!!!!  I've read a ton of books, I get the weekly emails etc. and I'd never heard this!  
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