oa South African Medical Journal - The significance of prelabour type II deceleration of fetal heart rate in relation to Braxton-hicks contractions - report on four patients

Volume 48, Issue 58
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



During prelabour cardiotocography on 450 high risk antenatal patients, painless uterine contractions (Braxton-Hicks) were recorded in 4 patients, who also showed a type II deceleration pattern.

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