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If you are in your pregnancy, your doctor probably wants to make sure your baby is healthy and growing as he/she should. One of the ways they do that is to check the rate and rhythm of your baby’s heartbeat through Fetal heart rate monitoring.
What Is Fetal Monitoring?
Fetal monitoring is a method to tell how your baby is coping with labor. Electronic fetal monitoring came into use before being thoroughly tested for reliability, but the idea behind it was that it would provide a graph to check how the baby’s heart rate responded in combination with a contraction. It also allowed the monitoring to be done without any added one on one care at the bedside.
Reading A Fetal Monitor To Understand Your Labor
Nowadays fetal monitoring has a variety of ways it can be done. It can…