Meaning : Fetal heart rate
Category : Medical
Sub Category : Prenatal
What does FHR mean or stand for ?
The heart rate of an unborn child can be easily detected via a hearing audible device called a fetal Doppler monitor that simply needs to be placed on the mothers stomach.It gives a good assessment of the life signs and heart condition of the fetus.Fetal echo cardiograms are also possible and these tests are sometimes ordered by the gynaecologist. Fetal heart rate ranges from 130 bpm to 180 bpm and slows down as the child grows.