A 20-year-old female asked:
If i will be 8 weeks on my first prenatal appointment will they check forbthe fetal heart beat?
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Dr. Heidi Fowleranswered
Psychiatry 27 years experience
US: At about 5 or 6 weeks ultrasound with a vaginal probe can show a baby’s heart beating. With abdominal ultrasound it may be around the 7th week (or 8th week). It will take longer before it can be heard by doppler.
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