External Fetal Heart Rate Monitoring

External Fetal Heart Rate Monitoring

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.

Current as of: May 29, 2019

Author: Healthwise Staff

Sarah A. Marshall, MD - Family Medicine

Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine

Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine

William M. Gilbert, MD - Maternal and Fetal Medicine

Femi Olatunbosun, MB, FRCSC, FACOG - Obstetrics and Gynecology, Reproductive Endocrinology