Tag: amniotic fluid

What is twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome?

What is twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome?

Twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome (TTTS) is a serious condition that occurs in about 10-15% of identical twin pregnancies where the babies share a pla ...
When your baby is overdue

When your baby is overdue

The average healthy pregnancy is around 40 weeks. Some babies come earlier and others run later. A pregnancy that lasts longer than 42 weeks is called ...
Amniotic fluid surrounding your baby

Amniotic fluid surrounding your baby

What is this made of and how much is enough, too much? What’s normal, what’s not? The amniotic sac that contains your baby begins to form about 12 ...

Meconium aspiration

Meconium is the stuff that first poops are made of. It’s greenish-black, sticky and tar-like, but may be treated as gold because it shows that the bab ...