Keywords: break water

Sign Definition

Definition in Auslan

As a Verb or Adjective

1. To BREAK WATER means that just before you have a baby fluid from the amniotic sac (a bag of fluid surrounding the unborn baby) is released because the sac ruptures (breaks). This can happen naturally, or a medical practitioner can break it.


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