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A 40-year-old female asked:

Fetal heartrate measured btwn 132-180 during transvaginal ultrasounds btwn weeks 6-9. an abdominal scan measured 158 at 9 weeks. cause for concern?

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Dr. Charles Whiting
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
No cause for concern: The baby's heartbeat can be quite variable in early pregnancy and this isn't a cause to worry. Best wishes!

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Last updated Dec 8, 2014

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