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External Fetal Heart Rate Monitoring

External fetal heart rate monitoring

External fetal heart rate monitoring is done during pregnancy, labor, and delivery. It is done to keep track of the heart rate of your baby (fetus) and the duration of the contractions of your uterus.

Current as ofMay 29, 2019

Author: Healthwise Staff
Sarah A. Marshall, MD - Family Medicine
Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
William M. Gilbert, MD - Maternal and Fetal Medicine
Femi Olatunbosun, MB, FRCSC, FACOG - Obstetrics and Gynecology, Reproductive Endocrinology

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