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What are the causes fetal heart defects?

What are the causes fetal heart defects?

Multifactorial.: Genetic, metabolic, infectious and environmental causes can lead to cardiac birth defects. Taking Folic Acid 1-5 mg daily for your reproductive life (18-50) can prevent 75% of those defects. ...Read more

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Where can I get information on fetal heart defects fast?

UpToDate, OMIM.: Pubmed' omim (online mendelian inheritance in man) and the online medical resource uptodate can provide information to some extent. Consult with a pediatric cardiologist for more details. ...Read more

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Where can I find ultrasound images of fetal congenital heart defects?

Where can I find ultrasound images of fetal congenital heart defects?

Www.thefetus.net.: Try the above website for many fetal anomalies, including cardiac lesions. ...Read more

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Is it true that raising your heart rate over 140bpm when in early stages of pregnancy/pregnancy cause birth defects due to decreased blood to fetus?

Is it true that raising your heart rate over 140bpm when in early stages of pregnancy/pregnancy cause birth defects due to decreased blood to fetus?

No: That used to be a misnomer, but has since been proved false. Recent studies and statements by the american college of ob/gyn have stated that women in otherwise good health can and should get their heart rates elevated in pregnancy through moderate exercise. The key is to stay super hydrated. Exercise is great in pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can a fetus heart rate tell you the sex?

Can a fetus heart rate tell you the sex?

Nope!: Fetal gender can be gleaned by expert sonogram by 10-14 weeks and clearly visualized thereafter, but even earlier secure diagnosis can is now possible by newer non-invasive prenatal genetic testing options (cell-free fetal dna in maternal circulation e.g. Maternit21). The range of the fetal heart rate cannot help answer the question in the absence of the above tests. ...Read more

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How could a fetus grow with no heart beat?

???: Once u are 6-7 weeks def by 7 weeks a htbeat should be seen on us so if u are that far and no htbeat then the preg is not viable, if u are early u will see a sac and yolk sac but no htbeat yet cause u are too early and that fetus will grow and by 7 weeks u should see a htbeat. ...Read more

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Help please? What is heart rate of a fetus?

Help please? What is heart rate of a fetus?

Depends on age: The heart rate depends on in which trimester the fetus is. After the second trimester the heart rate varies between 120-180 bpm. ...Read more

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How could a fetus grow without a heart beat?

How could a fetus grow without a heart beat?

Fetus: An embryo is a cellular living structure without fully formed organs, but a fetus will have a heart and a heart beat. ...Read more

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What does a calification means on a unborn fetus heart?

What does a calification means on a unborn fetus heart?

Usually: nothing bad: On the anatomic survey sonogram of the baby's organs, there is a fairly common finding called an echogenic intracardiac focus that looks like a bright spot on the baby's heart, sometimes described as looking like a calcification (calcium deposit in the muscle of the heart). It is considered a 'soft' marker for down syndrome, and very rarely can indicate the baby has down's. More often, baby: fine. ...Read more