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Fetal surveillance

Fetal surveillance

→ It should begin b/w 32-34 weeks in stable diabetes & @ 28 weeks for growth restricted fetuses.

→ Overt diabetics and GDM patients on insulin are admitted at 34 weeks and antepartum monitoring done.

→ USG for fetal growth – starts at 28 wk. and is done every 4 weekly.

→ Fetal surveillance methods are = kick count, weekly BPP and biweekly NST.

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