Here are some of the most commonly asked questions about our fetal dopplers. Don't forget, you can always reach out to our friendly staff if you have any questions or concerns.
Is BabyHeart FDA approved?
Yes, every BabyHeart fetal doppler is FDA approved with registration number 3008973759.
Our fetal dopplers are also Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods registered (ARTG no. 277143).
Why do some doctors advise against using home doppler monitors?
What should the fetal heart rate typically be?
Is the fetal doppler measurement reliable?
- Smoking tobacco products.
- Drinking large amounts of caffeine.
- Extra noises, such as the mother's heartbeat or stomach rumbling, can mask the signals.
- Sleep patterns.
- Baby movement.
Can a fetal doppler replace ultrasound appointments?
Should I use ultrasound gel?
Which mobile devices are supported for models that can be connected to an application?
Is my baby’s heart rate normal?
If you are receiving a measurement of 120 to 160 BPM, your baby’s heart rate is considered normal. Measurements which are lower than 120 BPM could be your own heart rate and you should reposition the probe. We always recommend contacting your physician with questions about your baby's heart rate.