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Getting to know the abnormal condition of amniotic fluid

Amniotic fluid allows the fetus to float in the amniotic sac during the womb so the fetus can move. This clear, yellowish liquid also gives room for fetal growth and protection of the fetus from physical injury. One of the changes that occur in a woman's body during pregnancy is the formation of pockets and amniotic fluid. Amniotic fluid starts to form approximately after 12 days from the process of fertilization. During a pregnancy check, the amniotic fluid volume is routinely checked to find out whether it is still at normal levels, too much, or too little. This is because the amount of amniotic fluid reflects the health condition of the fetus. The examination was carried out using ultrasonography (USG). Amniotic fluid or amniotic fluid is useful as a cushion that protects the fetus from external injury or sudden movements. This liquid is also useful to maintain the temperature around the fetus to keep it warm and stable. Another function is to help the fetal bones, muscles…
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