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heartbeats with Doppler

Hey everyone !!
When do u think I can hear my baby's heartbeat with a Doppler not the ultrasound ..
My friend has one and I want to borrow it and try hearing my baby's heartbeat.  .am thinking about 8 weeks pregnant or so ...u think I can hear it by that time?
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Most of the dopplers you can purchase  pick up the babys heartbeat until around 12 weeks i wouldn't try any sooner than that bcuz it might stress you out if you can't heart it i know i would be freaking out if it didn't pick it up! If you do try it don't worry if you can't hear it yet babys heart is just too small this early in your pregnancy
2025714 tn?1407923697
I started trying to hear it at about 8 weeks didnt hear anything till about 10 weeks. Good luck and dont stress if you dont find it early, it did say on yhe box that I would not hear anything till about 16, so guess I was lucky xx
4591205 tn?1410605174
no most of the home ones you have to be at the end of your second trimester or beginning of your third. 8 weeks is too early unless its the ones the doctors have which are very expensive
305005 tn?1358728290
I got a hibabe Doppler and heard mine around 11 weeks. When you start checking make sure your checking about your pubic line is where u will normally find it. Don't freak out when you don't always find it either
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My dr couldn't hear with the Doppler till I was 15 weeks!!
4591205 tn?1410605174
im 25 weeks and cant find it with the graco thing i bought im taking it with me today to dr for 6 month checkup to make sure im not doing something wrong
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I have been hearing minds since 9weeks !
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