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In the first trimester why would I feel a heartbeat sensation when laying my hands on my abdomen? And if so, will I feel it as my belly protrudes?

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Dr. David Dinhofer
Radiology

In brief: Probably your pulse

during the first trimester it is very hard to hear let alone feel a pulse from the baby.
If you want to be certain, when you feel the pulse again, take the other hand and try to feel the pulse in your neck or chest. if the pulse you feel on your belly is the same as your neck or chest, then it is your own.

In brief: Probably your pulse

during the first trimester it is very hard to hear let alone feel a pulse from the baby.
If you want to be certain, when you feel the pulse again, take the other hand and try to feel the pulse in your neck or chest. if the pulse you feel on your belly is the same as your neck or chest, then it is your own.
Dr. David Dinhofer
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