Answer: Hello! Cardiotocography (CTG) is used during pregnancy to monitor the fetal heart and contractions of the uterus. It is most commonly used in the third trimester. CTG is used both before birth (antenatally) and during labour, to monitor the baby for any signs of distress.
Answer: CTG measures your baby's heart rate. At the same time it also monitors the contractions in the womb (uterus). CTG is used both before birth (antenatally) and during labour, to monitor the baby for any signs of distress.
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Question: Hi...what is ctg test?
Answer: Hello dear. CTG is a technical means of recording the fetal heartbeat and the uterine contractions during pregnancy. Take care.
Question: What does CTG test means...??
Answer: Hi, A CTG or Cardiotocography test is usually done in third trimester to see the baby's heart beats.It also gives indication if braxton hicks contractions have started.It may be advised especially if you feel baby movements have reduced,if restricted blood flow through placents is suspected,low levels of amniotic fluid etc. test results are either reactive or non reactive.However a non reactive doesnt always indicate a problem- your baby may be asleep. It is also almost always done if labour is being induced using syntocinon. Please consult your doctor regarding the same
Question: What is NT test?? For what purpose is that test being done?
Answer: Hi dear,nuchal translucency scan or NT scan might be offered to help you work out the risk of your baby having a chromosomal abnormality. You might be advised to have a blood test with it.your baby’s body and observes the position of the placenta, the umbilical cord, the amniotic fluid around your baby, and your uterus and cervix. It is usually done at 18-22 weeks gestation.