My GP tried finding mine at 11 weeks also, she said in some cases it is too early to hear. I had an ultrasound at 12 weeks 3 days and my babies heartbeat was strong and around 170. Then at 16 weeks we managed to hear it with the doppler, I am now 19 weeks 3 days and everything is going fine. I am sure eveything will be fine. All the best x
I had a doc. appt yesterday at 11 weeks and he couldnt find it at all on the doppler at first so he got an ultrasound in the room and searched forever then we saw the baby doing flips and moving all over the place and i saw the heart beat. They didnt tell me how fast it was going. But then once he knew where the baby was he used the doppler again at that spot and found the heartbeat and it was fast and strong....again i dont know how fast though! Im sure your fine, but i was freaking out too!
Well, I'm back from the OB. I've decided to stick with the OB rather than go with a midwife, just based on all the reproductive issues I've had in the last year. The doctor says that because of the endo, the fibroids and two consecutive miscarriage, I'm being placed in the high risk category, which doesn't really ease my mind. He didn't check for a heartbeat because I said the midwife didn't find one yesterday, but also explained that as much as I'd like to go with one, an OB is probably best for me. I'm disappointed, but I have to do what's best for the baby.
I have my FTS Screening booked. Surprisingly, it's tomorrow at 3:45pm. I'm surprised because they're getting me in pretty quickly. This was the latest time they had in the next two weeks, and I needed something after 2:30pm because of mine and DH's jobs.
So, hopefully I'll get to see the heartbeat tomorrow and see the baby doing flips and acrobatics. That'll set my mind at ease.
Copyright 1994-2017MedHelp International.All rights reserved. MedHelp is a division of Aptus Health.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.