External Fetal Heart Rate Monitoring

External Fetal Heart Rate Monitoring

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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 strength and duration of the contractions of your uterus.

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ByHealthwise Staff

Primary Medical ReviewerSarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine

Specialist Medical ReviewerWilliam Gilbert, MD - Maternal and Fetal Medicine

Current as ofNovember 6, 2014

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