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Are Handheld Fetal Monitors Safe?

The short answer is YES.  I started feeling my baby girl's movements around 21 weeks, but till then, I was often concerned if she was alive. In the past I have had two missed abortions, which is a type of miscarriage that doesn't immediately cause bleeding, and where the body doesn't realize the passing of the femus for weeks. So whenever my morning sickness symptoms faded away, I worried perhaps my baby had passed inside of the womb.  So, my husband purchased a handheld fetal monitor at Amazon ($60 with a free return offer) when I was 15 weeks pregnant. Customer reviews were mixed, but it was FDA approved, so we got one for peace of mind. AND, we were pleasantly surprised! Womb...

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