What Is My Bag of Waters? The bag of waters—or amniotic sac—is a bag or “membrane filled with fluid that surrounds your baby in your uterus during pregnancy.” The bag of waters is very important to your baby’s health. The fluid protects your baby and gives your baby room to move around. The bag itself protects your baby from infections that may get into your vagina.
Contracting isn’t laboring.
You can experience cramps and practice contractions and not be in labor. Contracting is something you do your entire pregnancy as your uterus leans how to coordinate itself. Just like a race, you cannot go out and run a marathon untrained, the uterus also needs ‘practice runs’ to train for the main event, birth.
Breech presentation is defined by a baby who is presenting with the buttocks or feet closest to the cervix. At 28 weeks about 40% of all babies are breech, however only 3-4% of all babies will still be in a breech presentation at the time of birth.
Some women experienced health complications when pregnant, and is a common fear for many women. This purpose of this list is to have a cheat sheet for when to reach out to your provider. It does not replace information from your provider about your specific situation