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Examinations

 
Examinations

When you arrive at the hospital, you’ll be examined by your midwife or a doctor.  They’ll measure the cervix to see how dilated it is and check the position of the baby, your blood pressure and temperature.  Your heart rate and that of your baby will also be measured.




  
  

Sarah Horrocks
06/13/2006
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