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How To Determine Sex Of Baby By Heartbeat
At 9.5 weeks with twins, heartbeats were 167 and babies are 2.7cm & 3cm. At this point, what are the chances of miscarrying one or both twins?
Chances are lower: Obviously twins are a higher risk for complications than a single gestation but with 2 very healthy heartbeats you certainly can breathe somewhat easier. Your OB will go over with you risks of twins at the various gestational ages but I would try to relax at this point. ...Read more
I found a heartbeat using a doppler in my abdomen area it started at 130 and went up to 150 Is that my heartbeat or the babies?
Babies heartbeat: That is the babies heartbeat.Get a more detailed answer ›
Is it true that at 23 weeks someone can hear the babies heartbeat by putting their ear on the ladies tummy?
Unlikely : The human ear is not that discriminatory. ...Read more
I saw my babies heartbeat on an ultrasound at 7weeks, does that mean my chances of miscarriage are really low now?
Good sign: Seeing a heartbeat on ultrasound is certainly encouraging. Miscarriage rates are thought to be in the 5% range once a heartbeat is detected. ...Read more
At how many weeks can I hear my babies heartbeat. I had a transvaginal scan 5w5d and they didn't hear heart beat. I am now 6w from conception.
Embryo heartbeat: It is close to 12 weeks that you can hear a baby's heartbeat with a doppler. An ultrasound can detect it a little sooner. Doesn't mean anything is wrong, the baby just needs to grow a bit. :) ...Read more
Fetal Monitor: For non medical people, the best way is place the monitor below the umbilicus and sweeps on either side of the lower abdomen until you hear heart beat. Whereever you pick up heart keep the monitor there. ...Read more
I had an ultrasound at 6 weeks and 1 day and got 2 readings of the babies heart beat, the first was 133bpm and the second was 176bpm are they ok?
Yes: There is a wide normal range and it is normal for the count to vary from one study to the next. ...Read more
I am twelve weeks pregnant but not having any pregnancy symptoms though I have heard my babies heart beat at eight weeks should I still need to worry?
Varies: Since baby move frequently there is not just one spot. That is why they have to scan with the ultrasound to find the doppler signal ...Read more
Miscarriage: I am not sure what you want from us here. What did your OB say? It sounds like you have had a miscarriage. Correct? ...Read more
I'm 8 weeks pregnant and terrified of having a miscarriage. We seen the babies heart beat at 6w4d, heart rate was 125. Am i still at risk?
Depends: Hi! Is this your first pregnancy? If you have had a miscarriage in the past then you may be at risk... However, if this is your first pregnancy and your OB/GYN says you are doing well, then you will most likely do well :) Unfortunately a miscarriage can happen at any point in pregnancy. I do believe that exercising will help with your overall well-being. So does yoga and meditation. ...Read more
I'm 7 weeks pregnant my first ultra sound is this Monday can I possibly hear the babies heart beat? And if not when's the soonest I can hear it??
Heartbeat: The baby's heart starts beating at the 6-week point, and it may be visible on ultrasound somewhere between 6-8 weeks. It can be heard on doppler somewhere between 10-12 weeks. ...Read more
During end of first trimester door hit on lower abdomen will it harm the baby. as I am felling the heart beat of the babies(twins).
During birth my babies heart beat went up, so my ob decided to get her out ASAP. Within 20mins I had delivered her but she stayed in the hospital care for the next 5 days with tachycardia. Resting rate around 200 and spiking around 240-250. We had a lot o
Question cut off: I'm sorry;however your question got cut off before it got to the actual question. Please ask again with less text or reach out to a physician through healthtap prime for a more thorough and individualized discussion. ...Read more
If a murmur is found in an unresponsive cardiac arrest 5 week old infant, does that mean he still has a heart beat? My 5 week old son died on november 18th and I woke to find him not breathing or responding and he was a little pale. The emt's and the doc
I : I am so sorry for your tragic loss. Are you sure that the doctors didn't mean that he had a murmur in the past and that he was in asystole when the you found him? If this is important for you to know, I'd hope your son's pediatrician would be able to clarify the situation for you. ...Read more
Fetal Heartbeat: Nope. Not at all. This is an old wives tale. ...Read more
I saw baby's heartbeat at 5 weeks 4 days on sep 11th 2014, is that possible? Due date is May 10th 2015, the only time I had sex was aug 16th 2014.
Organs form by 5th W: By about the 5th week, though the baby is the size of the tip of a pencil, the brain, heart, & other organs have begun to form. At this point a heartbeat is sometimes detectable, so yes it is possible. The date of intercourse, if it matches with ur menstrual cycle, can certainly account for this. In obstetrics, no measurement or time is exact. The size of Babies & motherhood varies from b/w ppl. ...Read more
10 weeks preg. I had moderate bright red bleeding after sex. Then found baby's heartbeat (strong) right after with my home doppler. Should i be worried?
Yes.: Even though fetal heart tones by doptones are reassuring for now, if the bleeding persists or was indeed moderate bright red vaginal bleeding as you say, you could be still at risk for miscarriage, or other problems such as cervicitits. See your gynecologist to investigate this further. Take Folic Acid 1-5 mg daily and best of luck! ...Read more
Had an ultra sound today determined I was 10 wx and 1 day. Baby heart beat was 60 BPM and ultra sound tech said not to worry its normal. Is it?
Pregnancy: Consult your ob, heart rate is slow. ...Read more
Are those intelligender and gendermaker urine test real? Is there real science behind it? What hormones are they detecting to determine the babies sex
The companies: Don't reveal what the "science" behind the test is, but even the packaging states they're 50-50 accurate. Actually they're probably 100% accurate 50% of the time. Wait for your ultrasound. ...Read more
Slows during sleep: I'm not sure if you mean when the baby is still inside you or after birth. Baby doesn't really know the difference between night and day, so it really isn't dependent on that. However, heart rate does drop when baby is asleep — that is true even before the baby is born, and this persists after birth. ...Read more
6 weeks: You may be able to hear -- and see -- your baby's heart beat for the first time when you're about 8 weeks pregnant if you have an early ultrasound exam. (the baby's heart starts to beat at around 6 weeks.). ...Read more
Prediction: Sorry but there just isn't enough information to predict ...Read more
6 - 7 weeks: This ultrasound can routinely detect a heartbeat in your baby as early as 6-7 weeks. ...Read more
See a doctor: Normal heart rates vary with age, and there are many causes of fast heart rate. If you are concerned about your child's heart rate, it is appropriate to see the doctor to determine what the rhythm is as well as the underlying cause. ...Read more
9 weeks & 5 days strong heartbeat of 174 can the heartbeat stop / baby dieing without me knowing?
Possible: A strong heartbeat is always a reassuring sign at a routine OB visit. However, it is possible that a fetus could have the heartbeat stop between visits without your awareness. That is one of many reasons it is important to keep all scheduled OB visits. ...Read more