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Are baby heartbeat listening devices safe to use?

Fetal heart monitors or baby listening devices allow you to listen to your baby’s heartbeat when you’re pregnant and are loads of fun. The question is, are they safe?  While we are not aware of any evidence that suggests a Fetal Doppler can harm your baby (please consult your doctor if you are concerned), there are some very real risks you should be aware of before purchasing one if these amazing devices.  At home fetal dopplers are not a medical device. DO NOT rely on them for peace of mind. Heart rate monitors can provide a false sense of security as there is a chance you can pick up your own heart rate or other sounds that are not your baby. If...

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