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When do you get electronic fetal heart monitoring during pregnancy?

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Electronic fetal heart monitoring is done during pregnancy, labor, and delivery to monitor the heart rate of the fetus. The fetal heart rate can signal whether the baby is doing well or is in trouble and can be done any time after 20 weeks.

From: Third Trimester Tests During Pregnancy WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES: Cohen & Powderly: , 2nd edition, 2004. WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise: "Electronic Fetal Heart Monitoring." WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise: "Nonstress test." WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise: "Contraction Stress Test." Gabbe: , 4th edition, 2002.




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Reviewed by Traci C. Johnson on September 9, 2018

SOURCES: Cohen & Powderly: , 2nd edition, 2004. WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise: "Electronic Fetal Heart Monitoring." WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise: "Nonstress test." WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise: "Contraction Stress Test." Gabbe: , 4th edition, 2002.




Infectious DiseasesObstetrics-Normal and Problem Pregnancies

Reviewed by Traci C. Johnson on September 9, 2018

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