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Antenatal Care

Antenatal Care

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(a) baby’s heartbeat below the mother’s bellybutton. (b) baby’s heartbeat is above the mother’s bellybutton
Figure 11.12  (a) If the fetal heartbeat is loudest below the mother’s bellybutton, the baby is probably in the vertex position. (b) If it is loudest above her bellybutton, the baby may be breech.

 11.3.1  Finding the baby’s position by listening to the heartbeat