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Posted by: Phillippa | 2007/07/12

Amnoitic fluif

We just found out that my sister in law's unborn baby does not have enough amniotic fluid surrounding it. The doctors say that it is rather small. What can cause this to happen? Why did her body not produce enough fluid>

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If the baby is small with too little amniotic fluid, this usually indicates that the placenta is not functioning adequately. This can be caused by smoking, diet or pre-eclampsia.

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