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What Does The Amniotic Fluid On Ultrasound Signify?

my pregnancy duration is 36 weeks.according to my ultrasound report amniotic fluid is on the lower side of normal.AFI is 8.the fetal activity is adequate. doctor says see tomorrow if the the fetal activity will not good.i will deliver the baby through sygrion.
Thu, 30 Dec 2021
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Hi,

Amniotic level helps normal delivery by lubricating birth canal. It also prevents direct pressure on baby by contracting uterus. To avoid complications, delivery is conducted in less AFI level.

Take care. Hope I have answered your question. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Vasudha Jayant Athavale, General & Family Physician
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What Does The Amniotic Fluid On Ultrasound Signify?

Hi, Amniotic level helps normal delivery by lubricating birth canal. It also prevents direct pressure on baby by contracting uterus. To avoid complications, delivery is conducted in less AFI level. Take care. Hope I have answered your question. Let me know if I can assist you further. Regards, Dr. Vasudha Jayant Athavale, General & Family Physician