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Baby's Heart Rate
How old is your baby: A heart rate of 160 can be perfectly normal in a newborn baby and with activity or fever in babies up to several months of age, so it all depends on how old your baby is and whether there have been changes in the baby's appetite or degree of alertness. Consult your pediatrician if your baby is otherwise happy playful and eating well or have him checked asap in an er if he is not stable. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Babies tell us a lot: Monitoring a fetus by fetal hr, ultrasound or the expectant woman's perception of activity is important. No one test can tell us everything we need to know, but together they can tell us which babies might be better off delivered. If a baby is near term and the testing is worrisome then obstetric specialists or subspecialists might deliver. But conditions can change. Plus every case is different. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not exactly: Your heart rate tends to fall lower, than resting, when you are sleeping. You may also be prone to faster heart rates, during different stages of sleep or dreaming. It's not unusual for someones, otherwise healthy, heart to go slower when you are asleep. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: That heart rate isn't dangerous but it's unclear whether or not it's normal. If you've been active, anxious, have fever, pain, thyroid excess, anemia etc., it may be appropriate. If you're resting and it doesn't slow down over 5 minutes, it's abnormal and you should get an EKG done ASAP for purposes of diagnosis. ...Read more
I got fast heart beat or heart rate without exercising my heart rate is 106 is that normal for my age at 21 can fear cause heart problems?
After hearing fetal heart beat and heart beat is above 130 at 7wks what does miscarriage chance drop to?
140 per minute: The awake range for babies is 85-205 with an average of 140; the asleep range is 80-160. ...Read more
Many: Many babies have heart murmurs, but most do not have heart disease. Approximately 1 in 100 babies are born with heart disease, so it is important that your baby have a full evaluation by a pediatrician and possibly a pediatric cardiologist if your doctor thinks it is necessary. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My mothers heart rate is very fast. Its about 90-110bpm. Even when her blood pressure is normal her heart beat is fast. What could be cause. Age 50?
My fetus had a heart rate of 171 BPM at both 8 and 11 weeks. Is this a healthy fetal heart rate at 11 weeks? My baby book says normal range is 120-160
Heart rate: The normal heart rate varies from 60 to 100. Athletes can have a resting heart rate in the 40's. Heart rate also varies with the activity you are performing such as running, aerobic exercise, swimming in which the oxygen demands of your muscles increases and since oxygen is carried by a protein called Hemoglobin in your blood your heart rate increases to supply the demands of oxygen consuption. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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