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FDA MAY LOOSEN SALES OF FETAL HEART MONITORS

March 31, 2006
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Parents-to-be might gain easier access to hand-held ultrasound devices that allow them to listen in on heartbeats in the womb, despite concerns that sound waves emitted by the monitors could harm a developing fetus.

The Columbia State (http://www.thestate.com/mld/thestate/news/nation/14219111.htm)