38 weeks pregnant mother

Question: AFI is 8 cm is it normal?

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Answer: No dear, it is low. Should be around 14. Drink lots of water regularly, it is one of the easiest ways to increase the amniotic fluid index. Take water contant foods, Vegetable like cucumber, lettuce, iceberg, spinach, radish, broccoli, cauliflower, etc. Fruits like strawberries, watermelon, tomatoes, cantaloupe, grapefruit, etc.... Do not drink alcohol..... Avoid certain herbal supplements which can dehydrate you..... Perform light workout regularly.  Regular workout helps in increased blood flow to various parts of the body. If the blood flow increases in the placenta and uterus, the level of amniotic fluid in your body also increases.
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