External Fetal Heart Rate Monitoring

External fetal heart rate monitoring

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 duration of the contractions of your uterus.

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical Reviewer Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine
Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer William Gilbert, MD - Maternal and Fetal Medicine
Femi Olatunbosun, MB, FRCSC - Obstetrics and Gynecology

Current as ofMarch 16, 2017

Current as of: March 16, 2017

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine & Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & William Gilbert, MD - Maternal and Fetal Medicine & Femi Olatunbosun, MB, FRCSC - Obstetrics and Gynecology