Electronic Fetal Heart monitoring (EFM) is the most common obstetric procedure performed in the United States. Intended to determine the baby’s well-being during labor, it’s now a routine element in at least 85 percent of labors, up from 45 percent in the 1980s. But it has proved to be a very imprecise tool.


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ugh the dreaded efm machine nothings worst then sitting for fifteen mins outta every hour during contractions with a belt on your tummy



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