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Ctg monitoring-which trace shows tightenings?

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Hormoneoverload Sat 25-Jun-11 14:23:46

Just come back from monitoring session at hospital. Should know this, but which trace shows tightenings?

lilbitneurotic Sat 25-Jun-11 15:11:15

On mine it was the bottom one which was fairly constant unlike the top one - baby's heartbeat which spiked every time the little one gave a kick.

Hope that helps x

prolificwillybreeder Sat 25-Jun-11 16:26:14

Mine was the figure on the right. The green one. Do you mean the trace with the bands over the bump?

Hormoneoverload Sat 25-Jun-11 18:21:33

Yep, band over the bump. Think I've worked it out now-and the spends are higher than they were a week ago. Wonder if there's a proper difference between how meaningless braxton hicks look and proper going somewhere contractions? Am two days over so would love it if heading somewhere. No hurry though!

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