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A 33-year-old female asked:

I have had tv u/s after ivf pregnancy at 6 w 5 days (h/r 110), 7 w 4 days (h/r 130) and 8 w 4 days (h/r 140). the h/r seem slow. is this a concern?

2 doctor answers8 doctors weighed in
Dr. Gerard Honore
Fertility Medicine 29 years experience
No: Who told you that 130-140 is slow? Do not believe them, and if you're getting your info from the internet - do yourself a favor and stop. Normal fhr in the first trimester can be anywhere from about 120-170 or so, and that's all pregnancies not just ivf. Good news!
Dr. Tracey Leaver-Williams
Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
Normal: While it is understandable to be worried after all you have been through to get pregnant, you are overthinking this one. Try to relax and enjoy your pregnancy and congrats!

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