Question: I done my 32 week scan.. In report amniotic fluid is just adequate AFI 10..still 8 weeks there for my due date.. What should I do to maintain fluid level ?is that create any problem in upcoming weeks.
Answer: Hi..Drink plenty of water, coconut water, glucose and fresh juices. These liquids promote the production of amniotic fluid. Check the weight of the baby as low weight can affect the level of amniotic fluid. Consume plenty of watermelons, take complete bed rest, Drink water after every half hour so that you can pass urine every once in an hour. This process prevents urine infection.
Question: What are the ways to increase fluid
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: Is it true that the amniotic fluid reduces by half in 27th or 28 th week.. got this as daily tip in healofy app only.. plz do reply
Answer: It totally depends to AFI in the middle of 2nd trimester. If it was like 10-12 it's not possible to reduce by half. Even if it was in higher side still it's not possible because AFI would be too less