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My babies heart rate was in the 170s I'm 11 weeks and 3 days is this anything to worry about?

Normal fetal heart. Starting at week 5 the fetal heart will accelerate at a rate of 3.3 beats per day for the next month. The fetal heart begins to beat at approximately the same rate as the mothers, which is 80 to 85 bpm. Below illustrates the approximate fetal heart rate for weeks 5 to 9, assuming a starting rate of 80 Week 5 starts at 80 and ends at 103 bpm Week 6 starts at 103 and ends at 126 bpm Week 7 starts at 126 and ends at 149 bpm Week 8 starts at 149 and ends at 172 bpm At week 9 the fetal heartbeat tends to beat within a range of 155 to 195 bpm. The fetal heart rate will begin to decrease and generally will fall within the range of 120 to 160 bpm by week 12. Read more...
Don't worry. Fetal heart rate varies a lot during the day, esp so early in pregnancy. It is the average that matters. At this stage of your pregnancy, you can just relax and follow the advice of your OB. Depending upon if any high risk factors have been identified for any action to be taken to prevent loss. Read more...

Under what heart rate for an adult and then for an infant are chest compressions required?

100/min. For adults, children, and infants, the current recommendations are for compressions to be administered at the rate of 100 per minute. Source: BLS for Healthcare Providers, American Heart Association, 2011. Read more...

What is a normal heart rate for a 34 week fetus? I am 34 weeks and 4 days pregnant. I am contracting every 4-5 min for about a minute to a min and a half long the babies heart rate goes up to 180 during a contraction

Usually . Usually it is between 120-160. Please notify your doctor about that rate of contractions as that is concerning. Please go to the hospital and have a complete evaluation immediately. Do not drive yourself. Read more...

I had an ultrasound today at 8 weeks 3 days pregnant, the babies heart rate was 172 bpm is this normal? And a good sign of survival?

Normal HR. Normal heart rate at around 8 weeks. A normal HR at 8 weeks is a good sign but is not a good predictor of long term issues/survival. Take good care of yourself and work with your OB/GYN closely over the coming months and ask lots of questions. A new baby is an both an exciting and scary time. Good luck. Read more...