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

  1. by   jenrninmi
    Quote from kathiecnm
    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.
    Sure we do. It's still difficult on very "fluffy" patients.