What are healthy CTG scores?

Depending on the pregnancy week, the normal heart rate of your unborn child is between 110 and 150 beats per minute (bpm = beats per minute). Yes, so fast is the pulse of the little rascals or rascals in the mother's stomach. At the delivery date, he even rises to 115 to 160 bpm.

Our 10 most important pregnancy tips

Continue reading...

In addition to the unborn child's heart rate, the CTG also measures labor. Their labor is judged by strength, duration and regularity. It should be noted that there may be a high rate (up to 60%) of false-positive findings due to numerous disturbances and influencing factors (false positive = supposed finding, without there really being anything).

Read also:
What are possible causes of "bad" or too high CTG values?

What does a too high CTG value mean?

Often nothing. But a strong increase of the child's heart sounds, especially if it occurs again, can also be an indication that the child is not sufficiently supplied with oxygen. In this respect, this is always a reason for the gynecologist to prevent a further endangerment of the unborn child. Incidentally, this also applies to a low heart rate.

Read also:
Are variations in heart sounds in the CTG dangerous?

Author: Dr. Hubertus Glaser

Do you have your own experiences or a different opinion? Then write a comment (please observe rules).