Today I got my first ultrasound and they didn't let me hear my baby's heart beat.At first I thought it was because i was only 6 weeks so they couldn't detect it but the doctor than told me my baby's heart rate was in the 90's and that was low. He told me i was facing a miscarriage. Should I worry or just be patient. Could me stressing cause the heart rate of my baby be so low?
I heard that a normal heart rate for 6 weeks is anywhere from 90-110. as you get further along the heart rate will increase. At around 9 weeks is when it should be pretty stable anywhere from 140-170 give or take a few. to me it sounds okay right now. When I was 8 weeks along I had an u/s and the doctor couldn't even give me an accurate reading. He said it ranged from 86 all the way up to 189!! I was of course terrified thinking my baby had a heart problem and I would miscarry for the 3rd time. But thankfully, when I went in for my first appt. at 13 weeks to actually hear the heartbeat, it couldn't have been more perfect! It was around 140-150. and still is. I would just try not to stress as this will not help you or the baby and just wait and see. I wish you the best! Do you have another appt. scheduled to check on the heart rate?
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