Question:My afi is 22 in 38 weeks of pregnancy.. Is there any risk of high afi
When you have an amniotic fluid index of twenty to twenty-four, then you have a high level of amniotic fluid or polyhydramnios. It generally happens if the mother is diabetic or if the child swallows insufficient level of amniotic fluid.Here are some tips on how to reduce amniotic fluid during pregnancy.Treatment of the underlying disease: Sometimes the reasons for the increased level of amniotic fluid can be a disease which you have. So, treatment of the disease will help in lowering the level of amniotic fluid.
AAmneocentisishis is a process which drains out the excess amniotic fluid in our body. This method is used only in critical times since this process might cause preterm labour and delivery.The doctor may put you on indomethacin. It helps in reducing the level of amniotic fluid. This oral medication is generally prescribed before 31 weeks before delivery.The level of amniotic fluid can also be brought down by delivering the baby. When the water breaks the amniotic fluid is flushed out