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#1 of 4 Old 01-24-2009, 12:10 PM - Thread Starter
 
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This is a bit TMI, but I'm not sure what just happened. I'm not sure if my water broke a little bit, or if I lost a bit of bladder control. Can anyone tell me how to tell the difference? I'd say it's definitely less than a cup of fluid,so definitely not full water breaking if that's what it was. It seems quite clear. Any comments appreciated.
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There's no good way to tell at home but your MW might have a test for it. we're pulling for ya!
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Crashing your DDC. You can try smelling it. Urine smells like, well urine. Amniotic fluid tends to smell sweet. And yeah, you could always call the midwife!

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I was also going to suggest smelling it. When my water broke with my first DS I was soaked from crotch to ankles, but I still smelled it to make sure . It didn't really smell like anything, maybe a little sweet. I hope something's happening for you!

Sarah , wife to Tyson :, SAHM to Landon (5), Coleson (3), and new baby boy due any day!

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