A. Rh incompatibility.
B. Fetal death.
D. Fetal distress.
The fluid marked by a red arrow in the picture above represents amniotic fluid.
Colour of amniotic fluid
- Pregnancy — Colourless
- Near term — Pale straw coloured due to presence of exfoliated lanugo hairs and epidermal cells from the fetal skin.
- Abnormal colour
Green – meconium stained – fetal distress/breech or transverse position/Listeria infection
Golden yellow Rh incompatibility (Because bilirubin levels are increased in amniotic fluid in case of Rh incompatibility).
Greenish yellow (saffron) – post maturity.
Dark coloured – concealed hemorrhage.
Dark brown (tobacco juice) – in case of IUD.