A 25-year-old member asked:
7 weeks pregnant spotting for 5 days had ultrasound on day 3 of spotting, fetal heart rate 154, could this still be a sign of miscarriage?
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Fertility Medicine 27 years experience
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Fertility Medicine 45 years experience
Yes, possible: Fetal heart motion is a very reassuring sign. The rate of 154 seems about right for 7 wks. Still, the risk of a miscarriage is about 15% rather than 5% if there were no bleeding or 30% before knowing about the heart motion. Stay positive, don't push yourself physically (mostly for psychological reasons) and get another check in about a week to confirm continued fetal growth. Good luck.
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