Saturday, July 24, 2010

How to listen to the fetal heart rate in labour

One of my midwifery friends, Robyn Maude, is currently doing some fabulous research for her PhD looking at fetal monitoring in labour in low risk women. She recommend intermittent auscultation for women who have no risk factors. I think her research will become significant in this topic area.

Here is an audio recording of the presentation she gave for the Virtual International Day of the Midwife.


Rachel Reed said...

I'm looking forward to reading/hearing more from Robyn about 'opportunistic auscultation'.

Krista said...

Me too!!!

Sarah Stewart said...

Here is an article she had published a couple of years ago about fetal auscultation: