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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: October 8, 2020

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

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