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What would cause an elevated heartbeat for prolonged time in a baby during labor?

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Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
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In brief: In utero infection.

Chorioamnionitis (intraamniotic infection) can be the etiology.
Alternative causes: maternal fever not from infection but from epidural, drug effects (e.g. Terbutaline), hyperthyroidism.

In brief: In utero infection.

Chorioamnionitis (intraamniotic infection) can be the etiology.
Alternative causes: maternal fever not from infection but from epidural, drug effects (e.g. Terbutaline), hyperthyroidism.
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