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Have gestational diabetes, and low amniotic fluid. Shouldnt it be high?
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Dr. Ernie Ordonez
Bariatrics
2 doctors agree
In brief: Not so
I don't think so.

In brief: Not so
I don't think so.
Dr. Ernie Ordonez
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Dr. Miguel Cano
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Should be normal
If your gdm is in good control, your afi should be normal.
If you are on insulin, most obs start weekly afi checks, once or twice a week nsts @ 32-34 wks. An afi <5 is too low (oligohydramnios), 5-8 is borderline, >25 is too much (poly). If not normal or borderline, your OB will give you a plan of action. Usually gdm pts don't have low fluid unless something else is going on. Check with your doc.

In brief: Should be normal
If your gdm is in good control, your afi should be normal.
If you are on insulin, most obs start weekly afi checks, once or twice a week nsts @ 32-34 wks. An afi <5 is too low (oligohydramnios), 5-8 is borderline, >25 is too much (poly). If not normal or borderline, your OB will give you a plan of action. Usually gdm pts don't have low fluid unless something else is going on. Check with your doc.
Dr. Miguel Cano
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