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little or no fluids around my baby at 16 weeks

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Today i was seen by my ob/gyn and a specialist and they both said i have little or no fluids around my baby at 16 weeks and 2 days. At 14 weeks and 5 days my membrane reputured i went to the er and the said the fluids were low but heartrate was at 190 and today both dr.s said the heartrate was at 165 to 170. Does my baby have a chance of surviving. The dr.s ask me to stay off my feet as much as possible and drink atleast 1 gallon of water a day. I want to will this help baby's bladder was full.

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replied July 15th, 2011
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If the leakage has stopped and baby is having good heart rate, and functions are not affected, then the pregnancy should continue smoothly. You will need to be at complete bedrest. Avoid walking, standing and any activity for about 2 months. Request for getting ultrasound scan done at your place (portable ultrasound scan) to monitor fetal wellbeing and AFI (and to evade risk of repeat leakage due to movement). Drink plenty of water and juices. Avoid caffeinated and carbonated beverages. Be in regular follow-up with your treating gynecologist/obstetrician. Report any abnormal or new symptoms immediately.
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