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Is it possible to hear my babys heartbeat on a fetal doppler at 7 weeks?

Is it possible to hear my babys heartbeat on a fetal doppler at 7 weeks?

Probably not: Standard dopplers 10-12 weeks. Your dates may be incorrect ..Could you be 11 weeks? ...Read more

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I used a home doppler to hear the heartbeat and reads 82 is this healthy?

I used a home doppler to hear the heartbeat and  reads 82 is this healthy?

Probably yours: This is probably your heart beat based on the rate. The baby's should be more like twice that. The Doppler, unless it is directed right , can quite easily pick up the mom's heart beat since it is much more prominent. Best wishes for you and the baby. ...Read more

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Fetal heartbeat 180 at 17 weeks. Is that normal? I used sonoline home doppler.

Fetal heartbeat 180 at 17 weeks. Is that normal? I used sonoline home doppler.

Yes, normal: The normal fetal heart rate is anywhere in the range of 120-160. Anytime the fetus moves, the heart rate easily accelerates in the range of 180. If the heart rate persists in the 180 range, then contact your doctor. ...Read more

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I'm 9 weeks preggo and they didn't hear a heartbeat with a doppler. My hCG level was at 46983. Why couldn't they hear heartbeat?

I'm 9 weeks preggo and they didn't hear a heartbeat with a doppler. My hCG level was at 46983. Why couldn't they hear heartbeat?

You can't hear: With a doppler until 11-12 weeks, the bhcg is normal at this point. It's likely fine. Good luck. ...Read more

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Im 14weeks pregnant, have a fetal doppler&hearing my baby's heartbeats always on the right side not on the middle line, is that normal ?

Im 14weeks pregnant, have a fetal doppler&hearing my baby's heartbeats always on the right side not on the middle line, is that normal ?

Probably yes: Depending on the position of the baby, you might have listen from one side of the pelvis or another. At 14 weeks, it would be highly unlikely that you would have an ectopic pregnancy. ...Read more

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I have a fetal doppler that detected a heartbeat of 130ish... I tested pos & neg and I am bleeding brown/red... I think I am 9wks, am I miscarrying?

I have a fetal doppler that detected a heartbeat of 130ish... I tested pos & neg and I am bleeding brown/red... I think I am 9wks, am I miscarrying?

Recommend evaluation: Unable to fully evaluate in this limited format. Recommend evaluation with vital signs, exam, lab testing and ultrasound. If symptoms associated with increased bleeding, fever,shortness of breath, dizziness then go to ER ...Read more

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Hello, I am listening to my fetal Doppler and I am picking up his heartbeat do aty hair line. I am 27 weeks should I be concerned?

Hello, I am listening to my fetal Doppler and I am picking up his heartbeat do aty hair line. I am 27 weeks should I be concerned?

Probably not: What you describe would be normal. It is reassuring when the heart rate is between 110 and 180. The fact that you detect the heartbeat near the hairline is normal. ...Read more

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I bought a Doppler and I'm 13 weeks and I can't hear my baby's heart beat should I be worried also very sharp pain below abdomen !

I bought a Doppler and I'm 13 weeks and I can't hear my baby's heart beat should I be worried  also very sharp pain below abdomen !

DIY "OB care": Do it yourself OB care becomes difficult in the face of an imminent delivery of the child given that is an area that is hard to self "manipulate. " At 13 weeks, you should be in the care of an OB GYN for prenatal purposes. While you are there at the OB MD's office a more accurate assessment of the baby's heart beat and your pelvic pain can be done. ...Read more

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What is the chance that you would be able to hear fetal heart tremors, with a doppler, 6 weeks after conception?

Yes: If your doctor has a good ultrasound machine sometimes you can hear and you can definitely see it (depending on the position of the fetus). ...Read more

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Can a fetal doppler detect womb sounds, maternal heart beat, and umbilical cord (abdomen the size of a 26 week pregnancy) with a pseudo pregnancy. ?

Can a fetal doppler detect womb sounds, maternal heart beat, and umbilical cord (abdomen the size of a 26 week pregnancy) with a pseudo pregnancy.  ?

Fetal doppler...: ...Can detect any movement of blood in the body, but with a false pregnancy, all the doppler rhythms should be at the same rate as the woman's heartbeat. Fetal heartbeat tends to be much faster so if you find that, the pregnancy is probably real. ...Read more

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Is it normal to not be able to hear fetal heart beat at 10 weeks ?

Is it normal to not be able to hear fetal heart beat at 10 weeks ?

No: you should be able to hear heart beats at 10 weeks, but a better test is ultrasound where you can see the heart beating whether you hear it or not ...Read more

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After hearing fetal heart beat and heart beat is above 130 at 7wks what does miscarriage chance drop to?

After hearing fetal heart beat and heart beat is above 130 at 7wks what does miscarriage chance drop to?

Unlikely to miscarry: Approximately 15% of all clinically recognized pregnancies end in miscarriage. Once a heart beat is documented, that risk drops to about 1 in 20. It can still happen, but it is not likely. So you can relax a bit. ...Read more

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