• Monitoring a Pregnancy at Home With a Smartphone

    12 days ago - By IEEE Spectrum

    This article is part of our exclusive IEEE Journal Watch series in partnership with IEEE Xplore. Although a pregnancy is an exciting time for expecting parents, it can involve many trips to a doctor's office to monitor the health of the fetus. Currently, the most common method for monitoring the heartbeat of a fetus is through an ultrasound test-which requires not only a visit to a doctor's office but also the expertise of a trained technician. In the search for a simpler approach, researchers have developed a novel system that includes a wearable device, a smartphone, and an algorithm...
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