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Had anyone heard the babies heart beat at 5 weeks 6 days?

I am due for my first appointment next Tuesday and I am not sure what kind of machine they have but I hope they can hear it. I will be scheduled for an ultrasound next so either way it'll be sooner than I expected.
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You can't hear the heartbeat without an ultrasound til 10 to 12 weeks sadly. I have a Doppler at home and freaked myself out over a slow heartbeat but it's because I was hearing mine and not the baby. I had an ultrasound at 5 weeks 5 days with my first, 5 weeks 6 days with this baby and hey could only see a sac. At 6 weeks 5 days I saw and heard the heartbeat with my first, through a vaginal ultrasound. With this one, they wanted me to wait until I was 12 weeks for an ultrasound but because I was so stressed they did one. And at 7 weeks 6 days, the heartbeat was perfect. Good luck mama and don't stress!
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It's a bit early, you may not - even with an ultrasound.  You certainly wouldn't with a Doppler.
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Thanks,  I figured that and told the lady when she made my appointment but I was like whatever just get me in there. Lol! I'm not stressed at all just excited! I told her I wanted to wait until 10 weeks but she said they had to schedule it within 2 weeks of me coming and getting my confirmation urine test. Congrats to you also.
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You won't be able to hear it but u can actually see the heartbeat ... I did mine at five weeks due to a bleeding problem and was able to see the heart beat not hear
Thank you! I have been watching a bunch of videos on YouTube and that's what I have saw mostly.  Thank you for your response.
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