How does a baby doppler work?

Answer Hearing the steady, rhythmic, whooshing sound of a fetal heart beat via a doppler device can be a comforting experience for an expectant mother. Monitoring the fetal heart rate regularly also provi... Read More »

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Which doppler can hear a baby's heartbeat?

A fetal doppler (also called a fetal heart doppler) measures the heart rate of a fetus as early as eight weeks old. The doppler uses a probe to send out and receive a continuous ultrasonic sound wa... Read More »

Can you hear a baby's heart beat without a Doppler?

You can hear a baby's heartbeat with a stethoscope after 20 weeks.

How does Doppler radar work?

Doppler radar works by beaming a microwave signal at an object and then listening to the reflection given off by the object. It then analyzes the signal received by the object and how it was altere... Read More »

When was Doppler radar first used?

Doppler radar was first discovered in 1842 by Austrian scientist Christian Doppler. However, it wasn't used as it is today until the late 1980s--early 1990s by the National Weather Service, which i... Read More »