The fetal monitoring system is major used to recognize baseline heart rate, beat to beat variability and fetal heart rate pattern as these are the most important variables in recording the fetal heart rate. The monitoring of fetal movements starting at 26 to 32 weeks in all pregnancies to avoid risk factors for adverse perinatal outcome. The monitoring is done through the skin and is not meant to be invasive where the patient can sit in comfortable positions, as long as your uterus is shifted to the left to the right. The sensitive electrodes connected to monitors are placed and sense the fetal heart rate (FHR) and the presence and duration of uterine contractions. This provides health care provider to check baby's pattern and tolerating of contractions. The fetal monitoring system is major driving its growth in market as allows to check health of an unborn baby to ensure a safe birth.


The key factor driving the market is rising government and non-government initiatives for providing better healthcare facilities at the time of childbirth which can significantly improve maternal and newborn survival. Moreover, in many regions government and non-government contributes to a considerable proportion of institutional deliveries, as it is important to provide the quality of maternity care offered healthcare facilities. In addition, increasing birth rates and preterm births has climbed more rapidly which is propelling the fetal monitoring market growth. Moreover, premature delivery rate, hemorrhage rate and surge in need for fetal monitoring supplements is driving the growth.

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The fetal monitoring market is segmented based on by product, by method, by portability, by application, by end user and by geography.


The fetal monitoring are available in different product types including instruments & consumables, software. Instruments & consumables is further bifurcated to ultrasound & ultrasonography, electronic fetal monitoring (efm), fetal electrodes, fetal doppler, uterine contraction monitor, telemetry solutions, accessories & consumables, other products. Ultrasound & ultrasonography further includes 2d ultrasound, 3d & 4d ultrasound, doppler imaging whereas electronic fetal monitoring (efm) includes external and other monitors and uterine contraction monitor includes external and internal. Instruments & consumables is anticipated to hold significant market share owing to growing number of maternal mortality and birth defects, post term pregnancy, multiple pregnancy and premature delivery cases surge. Also, increasing investments by government and technology advancement is boosting the segment growth. Moreover, to ultrasound & ultrasonography leads in the Instruments & consumables as major monitoring is performed by ultrasound


Fetal monitoring market includes methods like invasive and non-invasive. Non-invasive accounted for the largest share of the market owing to rising awareness of maternal and fetal care. In addition, growing government and non-government initiatives to prevent maternal mortality across the world is driving the segment growth


Based on portability the fetal monitoring includes portable and non-portable. Non-portable fetal monitoring leads in the market accounting largest market share besides growing competition for development of advanced equipment is boosting the segment growth in fetal monitoring market. These non-portable fetal monitoring incorporate the sensors, motors, pumps and actuators besides power and signal isolation provide safety for patient and caregiver. Moreover, it provide accurate diagnostic and high-performance results.


Fetal monitoring has major application in antepartum fetal monitoring, intrapartum fetal monitoring. Antepartum fetal monitoring accounts the major market attributing to increasing assessment of fetal heart rate (FHR) patterns in clinical use and are also used with real-time ultrasonography and umbilical artery Doppler velocimetry to evaluate fetal well-being. Also, rising incidences congenital anomalies is fueling the segment growth. Furthermore, innovation for development of new product by key companies is driving the market growth.


The fetal monitoring market had its end use in hospitals, gynecological/obstetrics clinics, homecare. Hospital is leading segment based on end use owing to improved prenatal care facilities by the government and non-government organizations. Also majority of assessment of uterine activity is performed in hospital as it is important in predicting the normal progress of labor and also fetal well-being. Moreover, different devices are used in hospital for the fetal monitoring thereby driving the market growth of fetal monitoring.


Geographically the global fetal monitoring market is studied for the following region North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of the world (RoW)

North America dominated the global fetal monitoring market accounting the significant market share. Whereas Asia Pacific is anticipated to witness the highest growth as the region has major population of more than 60% of the world’s population and increasing pregnancy cases and advancements in the field of healthcare which is further propelling the regional growth due to presence of countries like China and India. In addition growing awareness about fetal monitoring is providing opportunities to key players to operate in fetal monitoring market. Also, increase in disposable incomes in the region boosting the regional growth. Moreover, rising demand for advanced and innovative products is boosting regional growth in global fetal monitoring market.


The key players in fetal monitoring market are Becton, Dickinson and Company, CooperSurgical Inc., Draegerwerk AG & Co. KGaA, FUJIFILM SonoSite Inc., GE Healthcare, Huntleigh Healthcare Limited, Koninklijke Philips NV, Medtronic Plc, Natus Medical Incorporated, Siemens Healthineers, Analogic Corporation, Neoventa Medical AB and Spacelabs Healthcare (Subsidiary of OSI Systems) among others.

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