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What do frequent changes in fetal heart rate during labor indicate?

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Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine

In brief: Cord compression.

Usually excessive variation of the fetal heart rate in labor is due to some degree of umbilical cord compression.

In brief: Cord compression.

Usually excessive variation of the fetal heart rate in labor is due to some degree of umbilical cord compression.
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