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Fetal development at 32 weeks of pregnancy

Top of the pageFetal development at 32 weeks of pregnancyCurrent as ofMay 29, 2019Author: Healthwise StaffAdam Husney, MD – Family MedicineKathleen Romito, MD – Family MedicineWilliam M. Gilbert, MD – Maternal and Fetal MedicineCurrent as of: May 29,...


Preeclampsia usually occurs after 20 weeks of pregnancy. It affects the kidneys, liver, brain, and placenta. It can cause a headache that won’t go away, vision problems, belly pain, and swollen hands and face. Preeclampsia can be treated with medicine and close monitoring. If not treated, it can be deadly for the mother…

Monitorización externa de la frecuencia cardíaca fetal

La monitorización externa de la frecuencia cardíaca fetal se realiza durante el embarazo, el trabajo de parto y el parto. Se hace para llevar un registro de la frecuencia cardíaca de su bebé (feto) y de la duración de las contracciones del útero.

Biophysical Profile

A biophysical profile (BPP) test measures the health of your baby (fetus) during pregnancy. A BPP test includes a nonstress test with electronic fetal heart monitoring and a fetal ultrasound. The BPP measures your baby’s heart rate, muscle tone, movement, breathing, and the amount of amniotic fluid around your baby…

External Fetal Heart Rate Monitoring

External fetal heart rate monitoring is done during pregnancy, labor, and delivery. It is done to keep track of the heart rate of your baby (fetus) and the duration of the contractions of your uterus.