Get your oligohydramnios questions answered by birth injury attorneys. Find out how low amniotic fluid can be diagnosed and how it effects your baby.

How is oligohydramnios (low amniotic fluid) diagnosed?

A: Ultrasound testing for amniotic fluid volume is the best way to test for oligohydramnios. This test is conducted along with tests for the baby’s general well-being, such as the biophysical profile (BPP) and nonstress tests (NST). While ultrasound testing is the only clinically practical way to measure amniotic fluid volume, a test called the…