Similar Questions with Answers
Question: What should be the amniotic fluid index in 39 weeks?
Answer: Hi 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: What are the precautions to be taken those who are having high blood pressure during 4 weeks of pregnancy?
Answer: Hi.. Dear High BP is common during pregnancy, but how to control it becomes a problem for women..with your prescribed medication, do some breathing exercises, eat Bananas, limit sodium intake (salt), avoid junk and caffeine completely..Readings below 90/60 mm Hg indicate low blood pressure, or hypotension. Readings above 140/90 mm Hg in pregnancy indicate high blood pressure, or hypertension.
Question: High Amniotic Fluid Index 18.8? What to do? Pls help.
Answer: it is not too high but yes you should get some basic investigation like blood pressure or blood sugar levels to rule out any detectable cause of increased amniotic fluid level.