Question: My amniotic fluid is low how to increase iam 27 Weeks pregnant
Answer: Hello dear...
The Amniotic fluid is a protective liquid contains amniotic sac by the gravid amnion, The normal value for amniotic index will be 8-18cm,it is essential to maintain normal amniotic value for smooth and safety deivery.
Tips for increasing Amniotic fluid are as follows...
It is essential to drink ten to twelve glasses of water,sothat it helps in stable amniotic fluid,can include fresh juice, Buttermilk,soups.
Start drinking coconut water regularly will help a lot,it is a safe drink,that you can drink during pregnancy,it contains potassium, magnesium,protein,good source of dietary fibre and vitamin c, drinking coconut water in pregnancy,helps to meet increased blood supply, maintain amniotic level and also helps fetal circulation, drinking coconut water in a part of your diet,will possess lot of health benefits
Take water rich vegetables
To increase amniotic value,can include water rich vegetables like raddish ,cucumber,celery, cauliflower, pumpkin,Amla,and fruits like orange, watermelon, muskmelon will help to retain water content in body
Rest in left side
Whenever you lie down For rest,it is advisable to lie on left side,this increases blood flow to uterus,and it also maintain the fluid level
If your doctor not advise for bedrest,you can do simple exercises ,aim for 30 to 45 min,so that it helps in increasing fluid level,and also produce ambious flow of blood to uterus
Question: amniotic fluid is 7 during 27 weeks..what is the reason
Answer: Amniotic fluid should be between 8-18 .One way to increase amniotic fluid volume and potentially avoid this condition is simply by drinking more water. A study was conducted on 30 women with low AFI. The women were instructed to drink at least 2L of water daily. Their AFI was evaluated before and 1 week after the initiation of oral hydration.Drinking coconut water helps meet your increased need for water when you're pregnant. This higher fluid need supports your increased blood volume, maintenance of amniotic fluid volume and fetal circulation. If it very severe you will be given iv drip to increase the fluids fast.
Question: What happens if amniotic fluid is less in 24 weeks??
Normal afi ranges from 8 to 20 cm.
And as pregnancy progress afi level gets decreased.
So to maintain afi level have atleast 2-3 ltr of water daily.
Include as much as water source you can. Like coconut water, daal, fruits which are have high water content etc.