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9w1d heart rate 148 - normal?
Hello,
My OB detected a fetal heart rate on a doppler of 148 bpm at 9w1d.  Is this normal?  She did not seem concerned, however it seems that when I compare my rate with other pregnant ladies in their 8th or 9th week mine is much lower.  What is a normal heart rate at 9 weeks gestation (weeks based on LMP)?

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Please don't be concerned...their babies may have just finished doing gymnastics when they were doppplered....and your little prize could have been sleeping and the dr. got a 'resting' heart rate.....do not be concerned...  :)
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Normal heart rates are anywhere from 120-160, sounds like your baby is right in the middle.
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I think that is very very normal
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Thanks Ladies

Anyone else ever have a rate around this range during the 9th week and have everything turn out ok?
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I know this is an old old post, but I thought that I might go ahead and ask.  How did things turn out?  I went to my doctor yesterday for my 8 week appointment and the heart rate was 143.  At my 6 week appointment it was 132, so I expected it to increase more.  I'm no worried b/c it seems like everyone else's is much higher at this point.  
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