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The technique of IA, sometimes referred to as periodic listening, generates information by listening to and counting the fetal heart sounds through the maternal abdomen, for a specified number of seconds at a specified time, in relation to uterine contractions (Goodwin, 2000).
She made a good recovery in the intensive care unit and auscultation revealed normal fetal heart sounds.
Other signs which rapidly follow are tender abdomen, easily palpable fetal parts, absent fetal heart sounds.