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Old 11-26-2012, 12:14 AM   #6
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Re: Doppler advice

Originally Posted by greeneyedambe View Post
Yes this is very good advice. Did you know that 1 minute of fetal Doppler is equal in exposure to 20-30 minutes of ultrasound? I cringe every time I read about how someone used their personal Doppler to find baby's heartbeat and searched for several minutes before it was found. That is a lot of radiation exposure for a developing baby.
I've never heard that before (the 1 min doppler = 20-30 min ultrasound). So it would be better for an OB to do a quick ultrasound at every appointment than to listen to heart beat via doppler?
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