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Question: What does AFI means in sonography scan report?
Amniotic fluid index(AFI),should be at any stage during pregnancy is between 10- 18. Ideally 12 is good.as high AFI could make the normal delivery difficult and you could deliver through c section .also low AFI could give you preterm delivery. Risks: 1- baby could not develop lungs and muscles well.as from second trimester,baby starts to swallow the fluid and recycle it 2- increased chance of miscarriage or still birth 3-preterm birth Treatment: 1- plenty of fluids to be taken.barley water is good in such conditions. 2- some cases IV fluids are administered 3- injecting fluids through amniocentesis 4- amnio infusion through catheter during labor.
Question: Hi. I am 36 weeks pregnant and my AFI LEVEL is 27 cm. Is it very high and how can i reduce it.
Answer: hello dear thank you for sharing your concern. The AFI icannot be decreased.The best thing you can do it take to complete bed rest and also avoid protein rich food also you can consult with your doctor and see what can be done regarding this. There is a procedure for draining out the excess fluid from the uterus but you have to get doctor's advice on this. Hopethis helps.
Question: I am 27 week pregnant my ultrasound shows fetal unstable movements . What does it means?
Answer: Don worry tat might be your baby is super active but keep checking with your gynecologist