meconium-stained amniotic fluid

meconium-stained amniotic fluid

Amniotic fluid with a greenish discoloration, which may indicate fetal distress. See Fetal distress.
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Meconium-stained amniotic fluid (MSAF): 17-fold greater odds.
Infants born through Meconium-stained amniotic fluid (MSAF) are more likely to develop respiratory distress compared to their counterparts born through clear amniotic fluid [5].
ICP generally has a benign prognosis in pregnant women; nevertheless, it is associated with potential adverse perinatal outcomes, including spontaneous preterm delivery, meconium-stained amniotic fluid, nonreassuring fetal status, sudden fetal death, low APGAR scores, and neonatal respiratory distress syndrome independent of prematurity.
1, 2) The time interval from the first dose of misoprostol to delivery, number of misoprostol doses, uterine hyperstimulation, need for oxytocin augmentation, meconium-stained amniotic fluid, method of delivery, indications for abdominal delivery, neonatal birth weight, Apgar score and cord blood gas analysis, neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) admission, and outcome were compared between the 2 groups.
2-7) Guidelines from the Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) and other organizations recommend against the practice, even for neonates born through meconium-stained amniotic fluid.
Meconium-stained amniotic fluid across gestation and neonatal acid-base status.
Vigorous newborns who have been birthed through meconium-stained amniotic fluid do not need airway suctioning
While an observational study of this type cannot assume causality, it is an interesting association that was noted between cases of MAS and meconium-stained amniotic fluid and the source of the drinking water.
Saline amnioinfusion for labors with thickly meconium-stained amniotic fluid does not prevent meconium aspiration syndrome, William D.
In a study of women with meconium-stained amniotic fluid and no signs of clinical infection, randomization to treatment with antibiotics resulted in a significant decrease in the intraamniotic infection rate.
A high prevalence of meconium-stained amniotic fluid is an outstanding feature among the intrapartum and asphyxial neonatal deaths.
Parameters that have been used to predict or define perinatal asphyxia include: Intrapartum electronic fetal monitoring, fetal or umbilical cord pH measurement, meconium-stained amniotic fluid, Apgar score, Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy (HIE), and major organ disorder.