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Question: 38 weeks pregnant amniotic fluid index is 5.1. doctor said water level is low. Is this anything to worry.
Answer: S But dont worry Drink water 6-7 lit per day Eat muskmelon, watermelon, coconut water as much as possible to drink.
Question: Hi, I am 36 weeks 4 days pregnant now and amniotic fluid index is around 22, please let me know whether there is anything to worry?
Answer: Hi dear, During pregnancy,amniotic fluid is the protective barrier or cushion for your baby. Though we never think about it at initial stages of pregnancy,but later stages it becomes an important criteria to detect baby's health. Women with inadequate AFI and women with more AFI are both not normal for sure. More than normal ranges fluid could lead to preterm labor by increasing more pressure build up. It could also be due to few reasons: 1- mother's sugar level out of control 2-baby not swallowing enough fluid 3- baby producing excessive urine 4- swelling up in baby's body with excess fluid 5- genetic reasons Certain complications attached to this is preterm labor and Babies are also more likely to move into positions which aren’t ideal for birth. There are certain treatments for this .you can talk to your doctor if it is really required.
Question: hello my amniotic fluid is borderline high...AFI is 17.1 .. what does that mean and wat has to be done.
Answer: The normal range is 8 - 18cm. It means there is more water in the uterus. First thing is you should take lots of rest. And in the later stages in the pregnancy the fluid reduces.