Similar Questions with Answers
Question: Hi i am 28 weeks pregnant, my amniotic fluid index is 18.6. Is it normal. Doctor said u'r amniotic fluid index is high.Naturally can i reduce fluid?
Answer: Hi it gets very complicated to go for a normal delivery.Your doctor has to drain the excess fluid with canulas if you really want to go for a normal delivery with high blood pressure which puts you on bleeding risk and preeclampsia. It would be better if you try to control your b.p and take medications timely. For c section wait till a week.
Question: My amniotic fluid index value is 20. Is there any way to reduce excess fluid?
Answer: Please don't worry you are already at your terms now
I hope your consulting doctor have asked 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: im 29 weeks.. my amniotic fluid index ia 25cm how to reduce and safty tips..reasons to have high fluid
Amniotic Fluid Index or AFI is considered to be normal at 8-18.
Medium AFI level is approximately 14 from week 20-35.
After that it keeps reducing and prepare for birth however if its 25 at 29 weeks its more than normal.
Its a condition where you have more amniotic fluid in the sac and your Dr. may use a process calles amniocentesis to drain the excess water which can be harmful for the baby and it is associated with risk factor like pre term birth or placental abruption etc.
Please follow Dr. s instruction and do as the Dr. say, you will be fine soon.