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A non-stress test is a simple procedure usually performed after 26 weeks of pregnancy to evaluate your baby’s health before birth. This test offers useful information by monitoring your baby’s oxygen supply and heart rate at rest and during movement.

What is a Non-stress Test?

A non-stress test is usually performed after 26 weeks of pregnancy and evaluates your baby’s health before birth.

Why We Perform Non-Stress Tests

Your provider may recommend this test based on your medical history, which might include:

  • You have an underlying medical condition, such as high blood pressure or diabetes that could affect your pregnancy or your baby.
  • You are 2 weeks past your due date and your provider wants to make sure your baby is healthy.
  • You’ve had a pregnancy loss.
  • You have too much or too little amniotic fluid.
  • Your baby appears small or is not growing properly.
  • Your baby is less active than normal.
  • Your baby has been diagnosed with an abnormality or birth defect and needs special care.

Non-stress tests are simple and generally safe for you and your baby. However, as with any medical procedure, there are risks. Talk with your provider about concerns you may have.

Non-stress tests are performed at our clinics in Maple Grove, Blaine, Plymouth, and Crystal.

Our team will help you schedule your non-stress test appointment.

  • What is a non-stress test?
  • Why is it performed?
  • What are the risks?
  • Where is it performed?
  • Who performs a non-stress test?
  • How long does it take?
  • Does it hurt?
  • Is this procedure covered by insurance?
  • What if I decide not to have the test?
Understanding Risks

Non-stress tests are simple and generally safe for you and your baby. However, as with any medical procedure, there are risks. Talk with your provider about concerns you may have.

Where Testing is Performed

Non-stress tests are performed at our clinics in Maple Grove, Blaine, Plymouth, and Crystal.

What to Expect

Our team will help you schedule your non-stress test appointment.

Questions to Ask Your Provider
  • What is a non-stress test?
  • Why is it performed?
  • What are the risks?
  • Where is it performed?
  • Who performs a non-stress test?
  • How long does it take?
  • Does it hurt?
  • Is this procedure covered by insurance?
  • What if I decide not to have the test?

Our team is committed to helping you be and stay healthy.
Call 763-587-7000 or book online today.

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