Top 5 rated articles
My baby won't sleep: Tips for tough nights
Wrinkles: a guide to wrinkles
Quiz: why am I still single?
Which Bond Girl are you?
IBS Diet: Relieving bowel symptoms
All about giving birth
Article in images



An electronic monitoring device will be attached to your belly, to monitor the baby’s heartbeat so that medical staff can detect suffering or distress, enabling them to take action in an emergency, ie by performing a caesarean.  Sticky receptors on your belly record the baby’s heartbeat, which you will be able to hear clearly, as well as monitoring your contractions.


Sarah Horrocks
Rank this page: 

Article Plan All about giving birth
Don't miss...
Get a total body workout playing Twister with Tamaya!Celebrity silver foxes: hot men with gray hair
Gift guide for every man in your lifeCLONE: QUIZ: Which Mockingjay Character Are You?
Latest… 25/10/2016
What New Moms Can Expect During the First Month of Pregnancy
How to Determine the Sex of Your Baby & Why It Can Help You
The Final Stretch: Everything You Need to Know About the 7th Month of Pregnancy
Traveling while pregnant
See all Parenting guides
Fiona Philips on 'Big Mothered Britain'
See all Parenting videos

Don't miss out!

...Join our newsletter
Get the wewomen latest straight to your inbox
Find us on...