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Is it normal that they can't find my babys heartbeat with hand monitor?

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In brief: Maybe

Depending on the baby's gestational age, position, & your size, it can be challenging to get heart sounds.
Hand held equipment is also often less sensitive than a big ultrasound machine they might use at the hospital.

In brief: Maybe

Depending on the baby's gestational age, position, & your size, it can be challenging to get heart sounds.
Hand held equipment is also often less sensitive than a big ultrasound machine they might use at the hospital.
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