Prolapsed Umbilical Cord- Assessment Home › Forums › Prolapsed Umbilical Cord- Assessment This topic contains 0 replies, has 1 voice, and was last updated by Erin Bella 8 months ago. Viewing 1 post (of 1 total) Author Posts August 28, 2018 at 11:04 am #2022 Erin BellaKeymaster What to expect and check for in a prolapsed umbilical cord. The client will have a feeling that something is coming through the vagina The umbilical cord can be seen or felt (visible or palpable) Irregular and slow fetal heart rate. After rupture of the membranes, fetal heart monitor shows variable decelerations or bradycardia. In severe fetal hypoxia, violent fetal activity may occur and then cease. Author Posts Viewing 1 post (of 1 total) You must be logged in to reply to this topic.