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How is a fetal Doppler done?

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You'll lie down and a technician will hold a small probe against your belly. It's safe and painless.

Some companies sell Dopplers for use at home. The FDA suggests that you avoid them. Although Dopplers are generally safe, using them too much -- without medical supervision -- could be risky for your baby.

From: Doppler WebMD Medical Reference

Reviewed by Nivin Todd on July 02, 2018
Reviewed by Nivin Todd on July 02, 2018

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