What can I do if I have been diagnosed with low amniotic fluid?

i got a ultrasound on Tue. and they called me on Wed. and said i i had low fluid level and that i needed to have another ultrasound done i went in today and they said it was at 8 and needed to be higher and i had a non-stess test done..that went fine but the doctor wants me to come back again tomorrow for another ultrasound to see if it has gone up and to do another non-stess test..what we will they do if it hasnt gone up?


Asked by momma2be111 at 7:14 PM on Jun. 20, 2008 in Pregnancy

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  • I was told to lay on my left side as much as possible and to stay laying down as much as possible

    Answer by dorsey3 at 7:37 PM on Jun. 20, 2008

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  • lay down and i drank a lot of fluids

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:17 AM on Jun. 21, 2008

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  • yep bed rest & DRINK LOTS of Water been there good luck mine came out ok induced but fine

    Answer by ouromnifamily at 1:38 AM on Jun. 21, 2008

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  • i had the same problem with first child, had a million non stress tests and was put on bed rest. If your close enuf to due date and fluid dont go back up they might talk about inducing!

    Answer by haylismama at 1:55 PM on Jun. 21, 2008

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  • lay on your side. stay in bed or sitting most of the time. so strenuous activity and drink alot of water!!!! thats the most important. WATER

    Answer by JerzisMommy at 2:19 PM on Jun. 21, 2008

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  • Keep hydrated and off of your feet. Low amniotic fluid can be very dangerous for the baby.

    Answer by MommytoNakoa at 11:13 PM on Jun. 22, 2008

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  • I've had 6 babies. out of those I had 4 w/ low fluid. once i was put in the hospital and had iv. it helped for a bit but not very long. I had to be induced with 3 of the 4...two of them (my 2nd and my last baby) were a month early because of it. I had way too many ultrasounds to count and many non stress tests.

    Answer by lisa89j at 1:33 AM on Aug. 26, 2008

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  • I had the same problem with my first child. My doctor admitted me into the hospital to make sure i was staying in bed and i had an IV all day and all night until i left 3 days later. FUN

    Answer by mamarab10 at 12:30 AM on Jan. 9, 2010

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  • I was diagnosed with no fluid at 5 months and taken to vancouver for a termination of my baby , i drank pints of warm water and when i went down there i was fine and gave birth to a healthy 8 pound perfect child. rest and drink drink drink

    Answer by maymummy at 1:37 PM on Jul. 27, 2010

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