Femi Olatunbosun MB FRCSC FACOG


Birth Control

Top of the pageBirth ControlBirth control is any method used to prevent pregnancy. Another word for birth control is contraception (say “kon-truh-SEP-shun”). The only sure way to prevent pregnancy is to not have sex. But finding a good method of birth...

Nonstress Test

A nonstress test is used in pregnant women to evaluate the heart rate of a developing baby (fetus). Normally, a developing baby’s heart rate ranges from 100 to 160 beats per minute, and it usually speeds up after the baby moves. If the heart rate is faster or slower than this range or does not speed up after the baby…

Fetal Heart Monitoring

Fetal heart monitoring measures a baby’s (fetus’s) heart rate during pregnancy or labor and delivery. These measurements can help health professionals check a fetus’s general condition and identify early signs of distress. During labor and delivery, the fetal heart rate is closely watched along with the mother’s uterine…

Contraction Stress Test

A contraction stress test (CST) measures the fetus’s ability to tolerate the stress of uterine contractions started (induced) before true labor begins. Electronic fetal heart monitoring is done during a contraction stress test to evaluate the fetus’s heart rate during contractions. The fetus’s heart rate during…