A 37-year-old female asked:
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i'm 5 weeks 6 days, we did a vaginal ultrasound today and the babies heart rate was 73. is there any hope my baby will survive?

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Dr. Cynthia Palabrica
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ultrasound: Did they ask for you to have a repeat ultrasound in a week or two? The ultrasound that you describe above really was very early and would be best to have repeated.
Answered on Nov 15, 2017

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Dr. James Ferguson
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Yes: There is a wide normal range and it is normal for the count to vary from one study to the next.
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Dr. Aylwin david Nathaniel
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Yes: Yes of course there's hope. You're quite early on in pregnancy and the sac might still sort itself out. Monitor regular and relax for now
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