Quoting P Pickle Pants:" <blockquote><b>Quoting Vindictive:</b>" The closer it gets to Mya's birthday, the more ... [snip!] ... having to work just to hang out in there (can indicate a cord prolapse or pinching/knotting) as well as a few other things."
Quoting Emma and Chloe's Momma:" THe non stress test can monitor baby's movement and heart rate. For the baby there has to be two good ... [snip!] ... the doctor told me. I got them quit often and ended up at the hospital for further monitoring because she wasn't moving much. "
Quoting BrandyJ#3:" i feel the same way. I get two a week. They take your bp and they look at how the baby's heart rate reacts ... [snip!] ... that you may be having. It measures resting heart rate and makes sure that he can bounce back from a dip or spike. "
Quoting Vindictive:" Good spikes as in.. their heart rate going up?"
Quoting Vindictive:" Do they monitor you for a set amount of time (20 min, an hour, etc?) or do they just wait until baby has done everything they need."
Quoting P Pickle Pants:" <blockquote><b>Quoting Vindictive:</b>" That's comforting to know. So if his cord ... [snip!] ... It can give them an indication if there is a hidden cord issue like with Mya. So take comfort---at least for a little while "
Quoting BrandyJ#3:" Its like an average of 20mins. But they wont hesitate to keep you a little longer If he starts moving ... [snip!] ... anything is wrong though. Its just a double check. They also wont let you leave if they suspect any issues. Try not to worry. "
Quoting P Pickle Pants:" <blockquote><b>Quoting Vindictive:</b>" You seriously just lifted a big weight off ... [snip!] ... been majorly stressing today."</blockquote> I JUST did all this research so I can discuss with my doc Tuesday. "