During pregnancy you will experience the amount of amniotic fluid even at the age of your womb entering the age of 25 weeks, the average amount of amniotic fluid is 239 ml while gestational age 33 weeks on average increased to 984 ml. Amniotic fluid becomes an important point during pregnancy as well as when entering labor. At the time of delivery, abnormal amniotic fluid will cause the baby’s health condition to deteriorate. One of them is, in some cases, it is found that the amniotic fluid is cloudy which can cause problems during childbirth. Cloudy amniotic fluid is influenced by several factors, including infections that occur during pregnancy, pregnancy that is more than delivery time, the occurrence of disorders in the fetus.
Causes of cloudy amniotic water
Infections that occur during pregnancy can be caused by ruptured amniotic fluid caused by infection so labor should be carried out immediately, if it is not immediately given treatment it is feared that it will cause disturbance to your baby.
2. Pregnancy that exceeds 42 weeks
Meanwhile, for pregnancy that is past time associated with a normal birth which should occur 37 to 42 weeks. For pregnant women who go through this period it is usually called over pregnancy so that when past 42 weeks the placenta will be older and not function properly causing a lack of oxygen supply to the baby. This increases the risk of premature rupture of the membranes and infection in the baby, besides
can cause amniotic fluid to turn cloudy green.
3. Disorders of the fetus
Furthermore, the cause of the danger of cloudy amniotic fluid is interference with the fetus. One of the cases that can be taken is the lack of oxygen supply from the mother due to health problems such as asthma or occurs due to disturbances from the movement of the baby who is too active resulting in the umbilical cord twisted so that the baby is stressed. A baby who is stressed will excrete meconium, which is feces produced by a newborn. The occurrence of meconium in the womb causes the amniotic fluid to turn cloudy green. Amniotic fluid is very useful during pregnancy and before delivery, but if it is through the pregnancy period (37-42 weeks) and the baby is still in the womb it will be dangerous. The amniotic fluid that pollutes during labor is known in the medical term Meconium Aspiration syndrome (MAS). Turbid amniotic fluid that is green and even black in color will cause health problems for the baby if not treated immediately. Characteristics of babies who experience amniotic fluid poisoning are aging on the skin such as wrinkles, then elongated nails and fluid in the lungs.
Take precautions so that amniotic fluid is maintained properly, namely by consuming coconut water young because of the nutritional content, namely the content of electrolytes that can clean the uterus, especially in maintaining the stability of amniotic fluid.