fetal monitor question - page 2
when using a fetal monitor, what position must the mother be in - must she be lying supine, or can she be in a position in which she is most comfortable?... Read More
Mar 7, '07Quote from kathiecnmSure we do. It's still difficult on very "fluffy" patients.Doesn't anyone use Leopold's maneuvers to find the fetal heart & assist in placing the fetal monitor? I love the clicking sound of a direct placement over the fetal heart! Plus it is evidence based practice. Fluffy women & wigglers are a challenge, but knowing where you can best pick up FHTs helps in finding & keeping them on screen when necessary.