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• A monitor is placed on your stomach for 15-30 minutes to check your
baby's heartbeat.
• Your doctor will get your test results in about 2 weeks. Your doctor will
share the results with you.
After the Test
• Rest at home today.
• Drink plenty of liquids.
• If you have cramping, lie on your left side.
Call your doctor right away if you have:
• Severe cramping
• Fluid leaking from the vagina
• Bleeding from the vagina
• Fever
• Your baby is less active
• Other concerns
Talk to your doctor or nurse if you have any questions or concerns.
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