Definition of bag of waters in English:

bag of waters


  • another term for amniotic sac

    ‘A few hours later, her bag of waters was broken artificially; 36 hours later, Tracy was recovering from a C-section after delivering a healthy, 7-pound baby girl.’
    • ‘Untreated, they may face an increased risk of miscarriage and premature rupture of the membranes (bag of waters).’
    • ‘But my disappointment soon soured to irritation, beginning with the OB's offer to rupture the bag of waters.’
    • ‘Remember that the increased risk does not occur until the bag of waters has been broken for 18 hours.’
    • ‘Breaking the bag of waters commits the woman to delivery, perhaps before the baby is ready to come.’
    • ‘If the bag of waters comes out intact, with the baby inside, puncture the sac with a pin or scissors-tip.’
    • ‘The actual breaking of the bag of waters shouldn't be any more painful than any other vaginal exam.’
    • ‘The hook will be brushed over the bag of waters, which will usually be enough pressure to break it.’
    • ‘In a natural labour, the bag of waters often does not break until the cervix is fully dilated.’
    • ‘I looked down and was able to see, for just a second, the bag of waters hanging from my body.’
    • ‘In order to use this type of monitoring, the bag of waters must have already ruptured.’
    • ‘For my second, I arrived at the birth center at 4-5 cm with my bag of waters bulging.’
    • ‘The ‘bag of waters’ is the water-like sac that is around your baby during pregnancy.’
    • ‘Then at 6:00 am on the 20th, Dr. W came in to check my cervix; I was dilated to a 2 and the bag of waters was really taut.’
    • ‘If you are unsure if your bag of waters has broken, your caregiver may request that you come to the office or the hospital for a sterile vaginal exam.’
    • ‘In this method, the doctor separates your bag of waters from your cervix to stimulate prostaglandin release and promote cervical ripening.’
    • ‘Bacterial vaginosis is associated with preterm labor, premature rupture of the bag of waters which leads to preterm labor, infection of the amniotic fluid, placenta and baby during labor.’
    • ‘I pushed a couple of times and one of my bags of waters broke.’
    • ‘For a small number of women (2%) the bag of waters breaks before the baby is full term.’
    • ‘Labor usually speeds up after the bag of waters breaks.’