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What are the symptoms of umbilical cord prolapse?

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Dr. Pam Yoder
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
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In brief: Dramatic drop in FHR

Umbilical cord prolapse occurs suddenly in many cases.
There is typically a sudden drop in the fetal heart rate, and someone examining the patient from below can feel a pulsating cord. This is an OB emergency.

In brief: Dramatic drop in FHR

Umbilical cord prolapse occurs suddenly in many cases.
There is typically a sudden drop in the fetal heart rate, and someone examining the patient from below can feel a pulsating cord. This is an OB emergency.
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