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How do I tell the difference....

(9 Posts)
KayTee87 Mon 20-Jun-16 21:07:32

Between pee, amniotic fluid and discharge? blush

Afreshstartplease Mon 20-Jun-16 21:09:45

You can get swabbed at the hospital it's quick and easy for them to do

JoMalones Mon 20-Jun-16 21:18:05

When my waters went it was a v v distinctive smell of sex!

Straightjacketneeded Mon 20-Jun-16 21:19:15

Amniotic fluid smells sweet and a bit like semen plus the flow of it keeps replenishing until delivery. You'll find if your lay down it might ease off because baby's head acts as a cork and when you stand up and walk about it will start flowing again

Anotherdayanotherdollar Mon 20-Jun-16 21:20:48

Yep! It's the smell that's the give away... if you're worried call your midwife or go to your maternity unit and get checked out!

Straightjacketneeded Mon 20-Jun-16 21:20:52

Did I get that the wrong way round if your standing the baby's head acts as a cork and if your lay down you'll find the flow increases sorry baby brain!

embarrasseddoesntcutit Mon 20-Jun-16 22:14:17

Lie down for 30minutes and then stand up quickly. If it's waters there'll be a gush and a distinctive smell.

Discharge smells a bit yogurty.

KayTee87 Tue 21-Jun-16 07:02:35

Thanks all, not my waters. Being pregnant is lovely ha-ha.

Jodie1982 Tue 21-Jun-16 10:13:02

You'll know if your waters go. It just keeps coming out and feels so warm, there's no control of it.

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