Acute effects of smoking on fetal heart-rate variability. This is a harmless aside to what can otherwise be a fairly routine and predictable health assessment. Gender-specific reference charts for cardiotocographic parameters throughout normal pregnancy: a retrospective cross-sectional study of fetuses.
Instead, they screen for possible genetic abnormalities. One is that, early in pregnancy, unborn boys have faster heartbeats than girls. Join Huggies now to receive week by week pregnancy newsletters. How can you tell if you are having a boy or a girl? Your pregnancy at 22 weeks.
In other words, this myth is busted. Blood tests called cell-free DNA tests have cropped up over the last several years.
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The four FHR patterns were defined as follows:.
However, at least three studies have demonstrated sexual dimorphism in fetal heart variability 2 , 7 , Gaps created by this criterion were imputed by linear interpolation. Have your blood drawn on-site. Schedule your appointment directly with a participating location.