Question: I am 32 weeks and my Aminotic fluid is 6. How to increase the fluid level. Kindly advice
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 deivery.
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 am 37 weeks pregnant and my aminotic fluid is decreased to 8, will there be any problem for normal delivery.. how to increase it
Answer: Apka AFI kam hai dear. the normal range of AFI is 8 - 18cm hota hai. The best way to increase the amniotic fluid is to drink lots of water. You can also have fruits like watermelon and juices which will help you increase water level of your body. Do light exercise like walking and avoid any dehydrating ayurvedic medicines. Keep up with the regular doctor check ups
Question: At this stage what can i do to increase my amniotic fluid level.
Answer: Normal afi ranges from 8 to 20 cm.
And as pregnancy progress afi level gets decreased.
So to maintain afi level have atleast 2-3 ltr of water daily.
Include as much as water source you can. Like coconut water, daal, fruits which are have high water content etc.
Also since its last month do consult your doctor.