Hoofs and heartbeats dating
We’ve noticed a worrying rise in the number of mobile apps claiming to be able to monitor your unborn baby’s heartbeat.
As with home dopplers, these apps may sound tempting but they are not a safe way to listen to your baby’s heartbeat.
There is also little regulation of these apps and the claims they make.
There is often no way of knowing if the technology has been tested, how it's been tested, and whether any health professionals have been involved.
A heart beating too fast or too hard can be a messenger telling us that we need to acknowledge and own stressful or negative emotions lurking just below the surface.