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When will i be able to hear the baby's heartbeat?

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Dr. Jeffrey Gladd
Preventive Medicine 20 years experience
12 weeks: Typically at your 12 week appointment, you will be able the beautiful sound of your baby's little ticker.
Dr. Nela Cordero
Pediatrics 54 years experience
HEARTBEAT: After conception, baby's heart starts beating during the first trimester detected by pelvic ultrasound.

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When will my baby be able to hear?

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From Birth: Hopefully, if all is healthy and well, from birth and really even before then.
A 31-year-old member asked:

How do I know when will i be able to hear my baby's first heartbeat?

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Dr. David Vandersteen
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See below: Your baby's heart will begin to beat in the first trimester. Typically this cannot be heard with even a doppler until the 9-10th week of pregnancy at the earliest, sometimes not until the 12-14th weeks of pregnancy. You will not be able to hear the heartbeat without assistance however (stethoscope/doppler).
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When will my baby be able to undress herself?

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2 years: Most children can remove clothing by 2 years old, but not necessarily when you want them to do so.
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When will my baby be able to stand by herself?

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10-12 months: As with most things babies are individuals and their development is individualized. However typically babies reach the milestone of "cruising" or standing and walking by holding onto furniture around 10 months of age. Many babies take their first steps around 1 year, but many are either before or after this time frame as well.
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When will my baby be able to grab?

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At birth...: The "grasp reflex" (closing the fist around something placed in it) should be present at birth. "rake grasp" (reaching for an object successfully) by 4-6 mo, "pincer grasp" (thumb and forefinger) by 9-12 months.

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