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April 2017 Moms

Low amniotic fluid

my Dr. called yesterday to say my amniotic fluid was on "the low end of normal" at a 9.1cm. I was told to drink a ton a water and come back for a repeat scan next week. Anyone else had an issue with this before? I heard swimming can help increase AFI and drinking water but is there anything else I can do?
Nolegirl1185

Re: Low amniotic fluid

  • Baths. Drink a ton of water all day.

    DD1 born 5/24/10.

    Missed M/C at 14 wks Feb 2012.

    DD2 born 5/14/13.

    Missed M/C at 9 wks July 2015.

    Expecting someone new 4/17/17.
  • @Linny40  No experience or advice, but sending good vibes your way!  I hope drinking lots of water helps :)
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  • Not sure what to advise, I got the opposite, got told I have a teeny bit more than usual, so I need to stop eating so much sugar.  Logic would dictate that you might want to do the opposite (maybe lots of fruits, it has fluid too), but this is just a guess... Thinking of you !
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