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BPP

Tests 30 wks to see if dec oxygen and activity.

Performed within 30 minutes.

Score of 2 when normal, 0 when abnl

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5 variables

NST: nonstress test done by nurse asses fetal HR with movement. Non ultrasound component

Breathing: 1 episode of 30 sec breathing

Fetal movement: 3 episodes.

Fetal tone: 1 episode of flexion or extension of extremity or spine.

AFV: single pocket > or = 2 cm. Polyhydramnios is scored as normal.

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50% mortality when BPP score of

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