Antenatal Surveillance

“Antenatal fetal surveillance (AFS) aims at reducing intrauterine fetal demise however not all antenatal fetal surveillance has shown to improve perinatal outcomes. ACOG’s Committee Opinion addresses indications for AFS and aims to suggest surveillance specifically for conditions where stillbirth occurs more frequently than the false-negative rate of BPP (0.8 per 1,000) and conditions where stillbirth is >2 times more likely than pregnancies without the condition. Individualization, patient-centered discussion, and shared decision making should be utilized. In addition, ACOG has also released an update on different AFS modalities.” Read More

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