Question: I am 23 weeks pregnant my amniotic fluid is less. What should i do to increase the level of amniotic fluid?
Answer: Hello dear...
To increase amniotic fluid,follow these remedies it might be helpful for you...
Drink 2-3 litres of water a day
have more water rich fruits and veggies
include coconut water,buttermilk in your diet
Always lie on left side
Question: I have Low amniotic fluid..AFI is 8 cm..what to do to increase fluid. I am 28 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 delivery.
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: Hi... I m 36 weeks pregnant... I had ultrasound yesterday.. In reports it shows moderate oligohydramnios... My amniotic fluid index is 5.7.. Everything else is normal.. Should i be worried? What can i do to increase my fluid.. Plz suggest
Answer: Oho dear, your fluid level is quite less as per weeks of pregnancy. Take rest & drink plenty amount of water. With oligohydramnios you can't wait more for natural labour as it can harm your baby, if any case Dr suggest csection you should go for it. Take care, all the best.