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Women who use a fetal doppler at home say that they wish to monitor their baby’s well-being and to reassure themselves that the baby is alive. This can be particularly desirable in the early weeks before the baby’s kicks can be felt. Mothers who have experienced previous miscarriage or stillbirth may also be drawn to the perceived reassurance that a fetal doppler.
A home fetal doppler can’t be used in place of a doctor’s appointment. In other words, they’re meant to be used in between visits to the doctor, not instead of visits to the doctor. One of the. A fetal Doppler device uses ultrasound waves to detect the fetus’ heartbeat.
A healthy heartbeat in the early weeks is associated with a significantly lower likelihood of pregnancy loss. While many. What exactly is a fetal Doppler?
Fetal Doppler heartbeat monitors work just like the ultrasound technology used in your doctor’s office, but they have a lower intensity, explains Ori Nevo, an obstetrician who specializes in high-risk pregnancy care and co-director of the Toronto Centre for Early Fetal Ultrasound at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre. These types of. They are safe to use but the concern is that women don’t know how to use them properly and think they hear the babies heartbeat when it’s really the placenta or their own pulse, they just don’t want you to use it if your worried about the baby, best to go see the doctor or midwife and not rely too heavily on the Doppler. At that moment you are reassured that everything is okay with your baby.
This fetal doppler is a handheld ultrasound transducer that utilizes soundwaves to measure wavelenths and transmit them back as sound a simulation of your baby’s heartbeat. Some dopplers also produce a fetal heart rate display while others must be counted by the user. The baby’s position in the womb may be making it difficult for the doppler to pick up the sound. Not finding or hearing the baby’s heartbeat is a common complaint by moms who use fetal dopplers at home.
It becomes another cause of worry or unnecessary panic. ADVERTISEMENT CONTINUE READING BELOW. It’s not a good idea.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warns that a handheld Doppler “should only be used when there’s a medical need and only by, or under the supervision of, a healthcare professional.” For example, your practitioner will use a Doppler to listen to your baby’s heartbeat during your prenatal appointments. No, you should never use a HOME fetal doppler. There are increasing reports of mommas loosing babies because they used a doppler and thought that everything was fine when really they should have gone to see their healthcare professional. Here’s why you should avoid using a fetal doppler.
“Fetal Dopplers are safe when used and interpreted by a health care provider, such as a nurse, midwife or physician,” Chanchani says. “They provide real-time information about whether the heart rate of a baby is normal. The risk of using fetal Dopplers at home is not in the technology. The risk is in misinterpreting the fetal heart rate.”.
List of related literature:
|from The Myth of the Perfect Pregnancy: A History of Miscarriage in America|
|from Brain Health From Birth: Nurturing Brain Development During Pregnancy and the First Year|
|from Point of Care Ultrasound E-book|
|from Health Assessment and Physical Examination|
|from The Mama Natural Week-by-Week Guide to Pregnancy and Childbirth|
|from Swanson’s Family Medicine Review|
|from The 5-minute Obstetrics and Gynecology Consult|
|from The Essential Homebirth Guide: For Families Planning or Considering Birthing at Home|
|from Fetal Medicine E-Book: Basic Science and Clinical Practice|
|from The Washington Manual of Surgery|