Fetal Monitoring Market Size & Share, by Monitoring Devices (Fetal, Neonatal); End-user (Hospitals, Neonatal Care Centers) - Global Supply & Demand Analysis, Growth Forecasts, Statistics Report 2023-2035

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  • Published Date: Aug 04, 2023
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Global Market Size, Forecast, and Trend Highlights Over 2023 - 2035

Fetal Monitoring Market size is poised to cross USD 15.81 Billion by the end of 2035, witnessing around 10.20% CAGR during the forecast period, i.e., 2023 – 2035. In the year 2022, the industry size of fetal monitoring was USD 2.93 Billion. The expansion of this market can be attributed primarily to an increase in the age of mothers and higher rates of preterm births. According to the WHO, 15 million babies are born prematurely each year which accounts for about one, in every ten births worldwide. Fetal Monitoring serves as a method to observe the well being of a baby, inside the womb. Its purpose is to identify any issues that may occur during the delivery of a premature baby.

Furthermore, the global rise in the birth rate has created a need for fetal monitoring equipment and services. With expanding populations and improved access to healthcare pregnant women are seeking prenatal care and monitoring. As a result, there has been an increase in the availability of facilities providing prenatal care leading to a higher demand for fetal monitoring equipment and services.

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Fetal Monitoring Sector: Growth Drivers and Challenges

Growth Drivers

  • Rising Awareness about Maternal and Fetal Health - Pregnant women are increasingly recognizing the significance of taking care of their babies and closely monitoring their development to prevent any potential issues in the future. Around the world various initiatives focused on fetal health are being organized to raise awareness promote a healthy life for both mother and baby and ensure overall wellbeing. This rise in awareness is expected to drive the demand for monitoring. A recent survey revealed that 70% of women, in the United States consider fetal monitoring to be a crucial aspect of prenatal care.
  • Technological Innovations - The market is experiencing growth due to advancements in monitoring technology, which includes wireless monitoring and noninvasive techniques. Additionally, the increased demand for fetal and neonatal equipment such, as ultrasound devices, fetal pulse oximeters, fetal Doppler, fetal MRI systems, fetal monitors and other similar devices is expected to contribute to the rise of the fetal monitoring market.
  • Increasing Prevalence of Pregnancy-related Complications- Medical conditions like diabetes and hypertension have become more common which means it's crucial to closely monitor the health of the baby during pregnancy. These conditions can lead to issues such, as premature labor, low birth weight and stillbirth. Detecting these conditions early and providing medical care is essential. That's why it's important for pregnant women to receive prenatal care and monitoring throughout their pregnancy.


  • Interpretation Complexity: The interpretation of monitoring data can be quite intricate necessitating the expertise of trained healthcare providers like obstetricians and labor and delivery nurses to accurately understand the results. It's crucial to avoid misinterpretation or false alarms as they can result in interventions or delayed responses when there is genuine fetal distress.
  • False Alarms and High False-Positive Rates
  • A lack of resources restricts access to advanced fetal monitoring equipment and expertise in certain healthcare settings

Fetal Monitoring Market: Key Insights

Base Year


Forecast Year




Base Year Market Size (2022)

~ USD 2.93 Billion

Forecast Year Market Size (2035)

~ USD 15.81 Billion

Regional Scope

  • North America (U.S., and Canada)
  • Latin America (Mexico, Argentina, Rest of Latin America)
  • Asia-Pacific (Japan, China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Australia, Rest of Asia-Pacific)
  • Europe (U.K., Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Russia, NORDIC, Rest of Europe)
  • Middle East and Africa (Israel, GCC North Africa, South Africa, Rest of the Middle East and Africa)
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Fetal Monitoring Segmentation

 End User (Hospitals, Neonatal Centers)

By the year 2035 it is expected that hospitals will have a share of around 35% in the global fetal monitoring market. This can be attributed to the rising awareness among women to undergo regular checkups along with the increasing number of hospitals that are equipped with advanced technology for fetal monitoring.

Moreover, the expanding number of hospitals in the United States is anticipated to boost the demand for fetal monitoring products as more and more hospitals are installing the necessary equipment. It is estimated that there are 6,100 operating hospitals, in the United States.

Product (Fetal Monitoring Devices, Neonatal Monitoring devices)

The sub category of neonatal monitoring devices is expected to have a significant market share in the future. This is primarily due to the rising occurrence of disorders like respiratory distress syndrome, hypothermia and jaundice. It has been observed that 62% of full term infants and 85% of preterm infants experience neonatal jaundice within their first week of life. Consequently, there is a growing demand, for neonatal monitoring devices that can effectively detect and monitor these conditions with improved accuracy and efficiency.

Our in-depth analysis of the global market includes the following segments:

 End User

  • Hospitals
  • Neonatal Centers


  • Fetal Monitoring Devices
  • Neonatal Monitoring devices 

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Fetal Monitoring Industry Regional Synopsis

Asia Pacific Market Forecast

The Asia Pacific fetal monitoring market is projected to become the largest in the region accounting for 38% by 2035. There is a transformation taking place in the healthcare sector particularly in developing and underdeveloped nations, where new fetal monitoring solutions like telemetry and software based services are becoming widely adopted.

With increasing healthcare expenditure in China and India driven by their growing economies there are opportunities for fetal monitoring due to advancements in technology and the availability of affordable devices. According to the Economic Survey 2022 23 healthcare spending budgeted by both state governments in India has increased to 2.3% of GDP for FY22 from 1.5%, in FY21.

North American Market Statistics

The fetal monitoring market in North America is projected to be the largest, with a moderate share expected by the end of 2035. The market's growth can be primarily attributed to the increasing number of births in the region, growing awareness about the importance of fetal monitoring during labor and delivery, and healthcare facilities' adoption of advanced fetal monitoring solutions.

Additionally, the region boasts organized, developed, and advanced healthcare systems. Governments are also encouraging healthcare research setups and facilitating collaboration, among countries operating in the region, which further fuels market growth.

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Companies Dominating the Fetal Monitoring Landscape

    • GE Healthcare
      • Company Overview
      • Business Strategy
      • Key Product Offerings
      • Financial Performance
      • Key Performance Indicators
      • Risk Analysis
      • Recent Development
      • Regional Presence
      • SWOT Analysis
    • Koninklijke Philips N.V.
    • Siemens Healthineers AG
    • FUJIFILM SonoSite,Inc.
    • Huntleigh Healthcare Limited
    • ArjoHuntleigh AB
    • Bionet Co., Ltd.
    • Neoventa Medical AB
    • Analogic Corporation
    • Natus Medical Incorporated


In The News

  • Koninklijke Philips N.V.: Philips announced the launch of a new fetal monitoring solution called Avalon CL, which is designed to improve the efficiency and accuracy of fetal monitoring in labor and delivery units. The solution features a compact, wireless monitoring unit and a range of sensors for measuring fetal heart rate, uterine activity, and maternal vital signs.
  • GE Healthcare: GE Healthcare announced that it had received clearance from the US FDA for its new fetal monitoring system, called Corometrics 372. The system features advanced technologies such as digital signal processing and a touch-screen interface, and is designed to improve the accuracy and ease of use of fetal monitoring in clinical settings.

Author Credits:  Radhika Gupta, Shivam Bhutani

  • Report ID: 4864
  • Published Date: Aug 04, 2023
  • Report Format: PDF, PPT

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

The major factors driving the growth of the fetal monitoring market include advances in technology, increased awareness among expectant mothers, and government initiatives to promote the use of fetal monitors.

The market size of fetal monitoring is anticipated to attain a CAGR of 10.20% over the forecast period, i.e., 2023 – 2035.

The major players in the market are GE Healthcare, Koninklijke Philips N.V, Siemens Healthineers AG, FUJIFILM SonoSite, Inc., Huntleigh Healthcare Limited, ArjoHuntleigh AB, Bionet Co., Ltd., and others.

The hospital segment is anticipated to garner the largest market size by the end of 2035 and display significant growth opportunities.

The market in the Asia Pacific region is projected to hold the largest market share by the end of 2035 and provide more business opportunities in the future.
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