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How is doppler used to assess fetus?

How is doppler used to assess fetus?

Doppler: Doppler ultrasound is used to assess blood flow within the fetus and the placenta. The most common assessment is umbilical cord blood flow. Other uses include uterine artery blood flow, cardiac blood flow, and middle cerebral artery blood flow. ...Read more

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Is at home fetal Doppler's safe to use everyday? Is exposure bad for the baby?

Is at home fetal Doppler's safe to use everyday?  Is exposure bad for the baby?

Yes: Dopplers do not produce a radiation exposure like X-rays. Dopplers are more like microphones - they detect sounds. Everyday use should be safe but you should consider only using it as directed by a physician. Frequent use may cause more worry than benefit. ...Read more

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Doppler ultrasound safe for fetus?

Doppler ultrasound safe for fetus?

Doppler ultrasound: A doppler ultrasound is used to measure flow. It uses sound waves and doesn't hurt the fetus at all. ...Read more

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Is it possible to hear my babys heartbeat on a fetal doppler at 7 weeks?

Is it possible to hear my babys heartbeat on a fetal doppler at 7 weeks?

Probably not: Standard dopplers 10-12 weeks. Your dates may be incorrect ..Could you be 11 weeks? ...Read more

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What causes nicks in my fetal artery dopplers, and how can I prevent them?

What causes nicks in my fetal artery dopplers, and how can I prevent them?

Not clear question..: If you are referring to umbilical artery abnormal doppler velocimetry, this is a specialized test for growth restricted fetuses and there is not much you can do about preventing fetal growth restriction. Avoid exercise and follow your perinatologist's instructions to avoid pregnancy complications. Hope this answers your question - if not, please try to specify what you are concerned about. ...Read more

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What's doppler ultrasound exams are done on the fetus or placenta?

What's doppler ultrasound exams are done on the fetus or placenta?

Check blood flow: The doppler exam is using ultrasound to asses the blood flow to the baby or placenta. It is a tool for assessing the health of the baby and monitoring the effects of certain problems such as diabetes or hypertension. ...Read more

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Hoping you can tell me, is heart fetal doppler safe to use once a week?

Hoping you can tell me, is heart fetal doppler safe to use once a week?

Yes: There is no effect on the fetus. It will drive you to distraction as you chase your baby across your stomach though. ...Read more

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Fetal heartbeat 180 at 17 weeks. Is that normal? I used sonoline home doppler.

Fetal heartbeat 180 at 17 weeks. Is that normal? I used sonoline home doppler.

Yes, normal: The normal fetal heart rate is anywhere in the range of 120-160. Anytime the fetus moves, the heart rate easily accelerates in the range of 180. If the heart rate persists in the 180 range, then contact your doctor. ...Read more