39 weeks pregnant mother

Question: Afi shows 5.6 at 38 weeks is it normal..how to increase

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Answer: Hello dear, AFI is low... but considering the fact that your pregnancy is full term pregnancy your doctor may advise to go ahead with a c section..
Answer: Take cocount water more...liqedsmore
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