Does anyone know....

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  1. WelshGirl

    WelshGirl Mummy at last!!

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    .....what a CTG is??

    I had a little boy who was Stillborn in January, and because of that, my consultant has written in my notes that I can go to hospital anytime I want for a check-up.......but she has put that if I go, they need to do a CTG. Anyone know what it means?

    Thanks xxx
     
  2. alio

    alio Well-Known Member

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    "A Cardiotocograph (CTG) is a record of the fetal heart rate (FHR)".

    xxx
     
  3. alio

    alio Well-Known Member

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  4. cuddles314

    cuddles314 Proud Mummy to Bobby

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    It's when they hook you up to a monitor, by putting a big band around your bumpy. Then they monitor the baby's heart rate, movements and any contractions you may be having.
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  5. XKatX

    XKatX Well-Known Member

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    As the others have said - monitoring babies heartbeat, movements and contractions. Hope this puts your mind at ease hun!
     
  6. Mervs Mum

    Mervs Mum Doula & Mum of 3!

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    What they said! ^^
     
  7. ryder

    ryder Mum to Jasmine & Peyton

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    Bring a magazine... lol, it gets boring watching the machine for hours.
     
  8. WelshGirl

    WelshGirl Mummy at last!!

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    Thanks ladies.....look at me, panicing over nothing....Hormones or what?!?! :blush:

    Thanks for the reassurance, and if I go for one, I'll be sure to take a book!!

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