Tip 87: cardiotocography (CTG) – reassuring

A reassuring CTG is one in which:

  • the fetal heart rate is 110 – 160
  • the HR variability is ≥5
  • there are accelerations with contractions and no decelerations.

Reference: NICE intrapartum care – National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (2014). Intrapartum care. CG190. London:  NICE.

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