Fetal monitor

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What is a fetal monitor?

Fetal monitor

An electronic device using ultrasound technology to record the baby's heart rate and the mother's uterine contractions during labor. May be internal (inserted into the baby's scalp) or external (via belts worn over the mother's abdomen.)



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