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    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.

    ByHealthwise Staff
    Primary Medical ReviewerSarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine
    Specialist Medical ReviewerWilliam Gilbert, MD - Maternal and Fetal Medicine

    Current as ofNovember 6, 2014

    WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise

    Last Updated: November 06, 2014
    This information is not intended to replace the advice of a doctor. Healthwise disclaims any liability for the decisions you make based on this information.

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