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Fetal Activity Test

A healthy baby will move around often in the womb. The fetal activity test (FAT) is a simple procedure that involves counting the number of fetal movements within 30 or 60 minutes. The mother may keep track of the movements herself, or they can be monitored by ultrasound or with an electronic monitor that is attached to a belt that goes around the mother’s abdomen. This test might be used in conjunction with other tests to monitor an overdue or at-risk baby. read more