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At what level is amniotic fluid too low?
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Dr. David Bergman
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
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In brief: Amniotic fluid
Fluid levels change throughout pregnancy.
When someone has low fluid we call it oligohydramnios. This is where the total amniotic fluid index is less than 5.0 cmtotal or. The largest verticle measured pocket of fluid is less than 2.0 cm. Levels between 5-10 cm is low normal & can be due to multiple causes including dehydration. Discuss these findings with your md.

In brief: Amniotic fluid
Fluid levels change throughout pregnancy.
When someone has low fluid we call it oligohydramnios. This is where the total amniotic fluid index is less than 5.0 cmtotal or. The largest verticle measured pocket of fluid is less than 2.0 cm. Levels between 5-10 cm is low normal & can be due to multiple causes including dehydration. Discuss these findings with your md.
Dr. David Bergman
Dr. David Bergman
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Dr. Marilynn Frederiksen
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: Amniotic fluid
The amount of amniotic fluid varies during pregnancy.
It is usually assessed by ultrasound. An amniotic fluid index measures the deepest amniotic fluid pocket in the four quadrants of the abdomen and adds them up. Normally it is above 7 cm.

In brief: Amniotic fluid
The amount of amniotic fluid varies during pregnancy.
It is usually assessed by ultrasound. An amniotic fluid index measures the deepest amniotic fluid pocket in the four quadrants of the abdomen and adds them up. Normally it is above 7 cm.
Dr. Marilynn Frederiksen
Dr. Marilynn Frederiksen
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Dr. Wesley Grootwassink
Obstetrics & Gynecology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: 5
The level of amniotc fluid will vary during different stages of your pregnancy.
Anything below the 5th percentile should be closely followed. Towards the end of pregnancy and amniotic fluid inde of 5 or below is too low.

In brief: 5
The level of amniotc fluid will vary during different stages of your pregnancy.
Anything below the 5th percentile should be closely followed. Towards the end of pregnancy and amniotic fluid inde of 5 or below is too low.
Dr. Wesley Grootwassink
Dr. Wesley Grootwassink
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