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Question: doctor said that I have low amniotic fluid .how to improve fluid
Answer: Increase your fluid intake. Take water t every 1hour, include fruit juices, shakes, coconut water etc. Refrain from caffeinated drinks as it might cause dehydration.
Question: Doctor said that the quantity of amniotic fluid is more.what should i do to reduce it?is it a problem?
Answer: You have not mentioned amniotic fluid index value
Your consulting doctor will ask you for some basic investigation like blood pressure or blood sugar levels to rule out any detectable cause of increased amniotic fluid level. If all normal than no worries
Question: How much amniotic fluid level allow in this stage.. how to reduce if we have more
Answer: Hello dear, An amniotic fluid level between 8-18 is considered normal. Mediam amniotic fluid level is approximately 14, from week 20 to week 35, The exact number can vary by gestational age.
Your health care provider may prescribe the oral medication indomethacin (Indocin) to help reduce fetal urine production and amniotic fluid volume.
In some cases, a drug might be prescribed to reduce the amount of urine the baby passes. If you have severe polyhydramnios, you may need some of the amniotic fluid to be drained off to reduce the risk of premature labour or problems with the placenta.
Take care urself...
Question: How to reduce amniotic fluid
Answer: Hello! There is no way you can reduce amniotic fluid at home without medical intervention.
For high amniotic fluid, try to take rest as much as possible.
If you feel breathless:
try and avoid climbing stairs as much as possible
do household chores in small bursts, and take your time
if help is offered, accept it, and get plenty of rest
It may be that you have heartburn because your uterus is pushing against your stomach. To ease this:
eat small amounts regularly
try not to lie down straight after a meal
don't eat just before going to bed
don't eat or drink anything which makes your heartburn worse, such as spicy food
try to sleep propped up in bed
ask your doctor for an antacid prescription
Polyhydramnios will probably make you feel anxious. It may also make you feel on the large side. But there are ways to lessen your anxiety:
Gather as much information as you can, as early as you can, at your antenatal classes.
Find enjoyable distractions. If you're too self-conscious about your size to go out, invite friends over, or catch up on DVDs.
If you have polyhydramnios and notice new symptoms, or if your existing symptoms become worse, call your doctor or go to your nearest hospital immediately.