movements had changed. Eekhoff had been a frequent user of the app
Count the Kicks, which helps a mom track her child’s movement patterns
during the third trimester of pregnancy.
Eekhoff said she didn’t realize the “magnitude” of how the app helped in
Ruby’s early birth until she said her doctors told her going to the
hospital just one day later “would’ve been too late.”
the obstetric emergency doctor and advised him to get the baby
delivered,” Mandsager told ABC News. “They found an umbilical cord wrapped around the baby’s neck three times. It’s very possible that this baby was not going to make it much longer.”
changed, I knew something was wrong, which did save her life,” Eekhoff
said. “Because I might have waited longer had I not known her patterns
or been using the app, and that could’ve been too late.” The mother said.