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fetal heart rate and gender at 12 weeks

A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
22 years experience Cardiology
Fetal heart rate: Fetal heart rate is very variable. Call your obgyn and schedule an appointment for 3 months follow-up.

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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
I suggest "yes": Unless your family doctor has an active obstetrical practice - delivers babies and sees patents for prenatal care - you need to start seeing an OBGyn ... Read More
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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Rate not predictive : An ultrasound can show male anatomy if the technician is able to find it. A scan to the level that would find anomalies should find gender. Heart rate ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Not true.: All the indirect "signs" of fetal gender are old wive's tales; if you want to know your baby's sex, just get an ultrasound (or even blood test nowaday ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Can be: Usually 110 -170 is considered normal.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
19 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
1%: The risk is down to 1 %.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milton Mintz
66 years experience Geriatrics
Ck with pediatrician: At any age that's too fast.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Atique Mirza
30 years experience Cardiology
120-180: 120-180.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
22 years experience Cardiology
Thanks for asking!: Yes. It is ok.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Accurso
28 years experience Radiology
No: Heart rate is not related to gender. A normal fetus has a fast, variable heart rate which slows slightly as the delivery date nears.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. CHERYL COLDWATER
37 years experience Pediatrics
No way to know: There is no way to know from your information. The only reliable way is to have an ultrasound or chromosome testing, or wait until he/she is born! the ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Collin Smikle
35 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Progesterone: If you aren't taking any medications or supplements, then everything may be normal as the Progesterone level is high enough.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Range 150 to 170: Festal hear rate at 12 wks will range 150 to 170 then starts to come down.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marilynn Frederiksen
46 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Fetal heart rate: When the fetal heart rate is first seen by ultrasound it ranges from 100 - 120 bpm. The normal range later in pregnancy is 120 - 160. With fetal movem ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Moneil Patel
16 years experience General Practice
Yes: The heart range changes with the baby, but 176 is within normal range. At this point, a low heart rate is more of a concern.
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Lawson
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Thyroid disease: If your TSH is normal and you are taking your thyroid meds as directed it shouldn't have an effect on the fetal heart rate. Unfortunately we do somet ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Normal : The average fetal heart rate is between 110 and 160. As early as you are a heart rate of 170 is not a cause for concern
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Zanger
32 years experience Cardiology
Fetal hr : Fetal heart rate is usually quite rapid those numbers sound right.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chan Hwang
26 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
About 140-170 bpm...: At about 8 weeks 5 days the normal embryonic heart rate ranges between 140 to 170 bpm. Best wishes for a safe pregnancy and delivery to whomever this ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Jurewitz
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Very low: Although you could still have a miscarriage, hearing the heart beat at 9 weeks makes it very, very unlikely. It's in the range of 1 out of 100. You sh ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Henry Jacobs
65 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
USN unreliable: Would not draw conclusions at this early stage do 2 more scans and then decide issues.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leonard Stein
46 years experience Cardiology
Need rate and rhythm: At about 5 weeks the fetal heart is about the same as the mothers ( less than 100bpm) . By 9-10 weeks the fetal heart rate averages about 175bpm. The ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Atique Mirza
30 years experience Cardiology
120-180: 120-180.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rodney Del Valle
35 years experience Anesthesiology
No real : Scientific data confirming. Just a pregnancy myth.
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