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A 29-year-old female asked:

What is a normal heart rate for a 34 week fetus? i am 34 weeks and 4 days pregnant. i am contracting every 4-5 min for about a minute to a min and a half long the babies heart rate goes up to 180 during a contraction

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Dr. Mary Engrav
Dr. Mary Engravanswered
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
Usually : Usually it is between 120-160. Please notify your doctor about that rate of contractions as that is concerning. Please go to the hospital and have a complete evaluation immediately. Do not drive yourself.
Dr. Mary Engrav
Dr. Mary Engravanswered
Emergency Medicine 32 years experience
Usually : Usually it is between 120-160. Please notify your doctor about that rate of contractions as that is concerning. Please go to the hospital and have a complete evaluation immediately. Do not drive yourself.
Last updated May 5, 2018

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