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Hi all. Well, I have been reading some about the chance of there being low amniotic fluid in pregnancies that go past 41 weeks.. I am just wondering, have any of you had this problem when going to 41 or 42 weeks?
 

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Your fluid levels can change based on how hydrated you are, so make sure you drink lots of water before an u/s to check amniotic fluid. There's a lot of good information in Henci Goer's book <i>The Thinking Woman's Guide to a Better Birth</i> about the post-dates tests, and things you can do to help avoid false positives (perseving a problem when there really isn't one).<br><br>
I had an u/s at 41.5 weeks for ds1 to keep the doc happy. I chose not do it with ds2 when planning a homebirth.
 
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