There are a number of ways to measure fetal heart rate, such as ultrasound, doppler
, and fetal heartrate monitor.
All of these are forms of sonography
, and therefore, they work by measuring sound.
You can enter your baby's fetal heart rate and gestational age into BabyBPM to predict gender from fetal heart rate
A fetal heart rate monitor monitoring fetal heart rate and contractions on a pregnant woman nearing labor.
A graph of fetal heart rate and contractions. The top graph is heartrate, and the bottom graph is measuring contractions. The yellow band shows normal heartrate for a late term fetus (approximately 120-150). The portions of the chart where the heart rate is above the yellow band show a accelerations of heart rate and are also known as "accels."
Find your baby's heartbeat yourself, whenever you want!