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I am 6 weeks pregnant today is it a bad thing to not hear the babys heart beat just yet?

I am 6 weeks pregnant today is it a bad thing  to not hear the babys heart beat just yet?

No: Typically cardiac activity comes on around 5-6 weeks. If you just went in for an ultrasound and the doctor saw a sac and a tiny embryo, then it's just a matter of time. Hopefully he or she told you to come back in a few weeks for a repeat ultrasound so you could hear the heart beat. ...Read more

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Dr. John Landi
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When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Is it normal not to be able to see the heart beat of your unborn baby when your 6 weeks pregnant, with a vaginal ultra sound?

Is it normal not to be able to see the heart beat of your unborn baby when your 6 weeks pregnant, with a vaginal ultra sound?

Possible: At six weeks gestation a transvaginal ultrasound will show fetal heart motion about 93% to 95% of the time. A recheck in one week will tell for sure if everything is ok or not. ...Read more

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I had a scan today and I am 6 weeks pregnant and they found a heart beat. I had my period the 28th of august. Does this mean i conceived in september?

I had a scan today and I am 6 weeks pregnant and they found a heart beat. I had my period the 28th of august. Does this mean i conceived in september?

when did I conceive: Yes. Most likely you conceived when you were ovulating in september. That is unless the period in august was not usual and was early. ...Read more

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I am 6 weeks pregnant had an ultra sound yesterday..Baby's heart beat strong and docs says baby's fine...I have bleeding and endometriosis is this typic?

I am 6 weeks pregnant had an ultra sound yesterday..Baby's heart beat strong and docs says baby's fine...I have bleeding and  endometriosis is this typic?

Common, not typical: Endometriosis is associated with infertility, not miscarriage so much. Bleeding in pregnancy is common and can occur from the very friable cervix or the migration of the placenta. Bleeding without cramping is usually benign. ...Read more

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Does having a slow heart beat cause dizziness?

Does having a slow heart beat cause dizziness?

Poor blood flow: The balance centers of the brain depend on good blood flow to the brain. If the heart is beating slowly or is not pumping enough blood into the brain, you will feel dizzy. First is to lie down so that the blood flow does not have to go uphill. Next is to lift the legs to be sure enough blood is getting into the heart. If the brain does not get enough blood flow, you can pass out and fall. ...Read more

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Slow heart beat and palpitations off my estrogen. Why?

Slow heart beat and palpitations off my estrogen. Why?

Several reasons: This type of presentation may not be from stopping your hormone. See a primary care physician to rule out the other causes for palpitations. Some are significant. ...Read more