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what does a baby heartbeat sound like in the womb

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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Underwater drumbeat: Imagine a rapidly pounding drum under water often demonstrated with the audio component of a fetal ultrasound.

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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brad Goldenberg
35 years experience Pediatrics
A heart beat: It might be your own, but it’s likely it’s the baby, the impulse from the heart travels through the amniotic fluid the best at full term gestation due ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Stay calm: See your doctor. Hopefully, it's nothing.
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Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Babies sleep: There is no way to feel your baby's heart beat through the womb. That is 100% not possible. Babies also sleep at times and move less. Things are just ... Read More
Dr. Bryan Kurtz
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Lay down and recheck: Lay down for a while and drink fluids, maybe some juice that might perk the baby up. Of you still don't feel movement, call your OB.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
Motherf Nature: The baby is provided with oxygenated blood from the mother through the umbilical cord. He/she does not need lungs at this stage, only after birth.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Dr. or ER can check: A woman cannot get her normal regular period and be pregnant at the same time. However, if she is "in pain" and has been told she is pregnant, then th ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Great question !: Loud noise can actually be a problem during pregnancy (whether it is heavy metal music or a jackhammer). Reducing hazardous noise exposure during pre ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Did you ask wife?: Most pregnant women do detect fetal movement in general and not always to sound at 32 weeks gestation and if not, it would be a concern to be address ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Likely your own beat: If you hear a rhythmic beating sound over your lower belly, try to see if it always beats at the same rate as your own heart.A "bruit" or blood flow n ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allison Urrutia
13 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No fetal heart beat: Yes. The fetal pole is seen before fetal heart tones. At about 6 weeks the fetal heart tones are seen. Ultrasounds before this time may not see fetal ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Krulak
22 years experience Family Medicine
Heartbeat: The baby's heart starts beating at the 6 week point, and it may be visible on ultrasound somewhere between 6-8 weeks. It can be heard on doppler some ... Read More
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