Admission ctg is currently not recommended for low-risk women at term in labor by several organizations, including the society of obstetricians and gynecologists of canada and the royal college of obstetricians and gynecologists (7-8). Efm looks for any changes from this normal pattern, particularly if there is a drastic drop in the baby’s heart beat or if the heart rate does not recover immediately after a contraction. Evidence-based clinical guideline number 8. If the baby’s heart rate drops very low or rises very high, this signals a serious problem.
Electronic fetal monitoring
Because the contraction has a turniquet effect. Practice bulletin number 106.