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09 Mar 2003

baby swallowed amniotic fluid
Hi there. My baby was born on Monday, 3 March 2003 via caeserean section. She swallowed a large amount of amniotic fluid at birth and was in an incubator for 2 days.

Please can you provide me with information as to how and why this occurs.

MANY THANKS!
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GynaeDoc
gynaedoc

01 Jan 0001

Dawn's answer is correct. It should not be a serious problem.

Best wishes
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