Parents are using fetal heartbeat monitors and fetal dopplers so they can monitor their newborn at will. While you may have peace of mind that your baby is doing well, this new trend cannot be without its drawbacks. Following are the pros & cons of using a heartbeat monitors and fetal dopplers to monitor your baby at home.
After some contractions and cramping at 19 weeks, my ultrasound showed placenta previa, a serious pregnancy complication in which the placenta covers the cervix. Here are some online resources that explain what placenta previa means to expectant moms and placenta previa questions to ask your doctor.