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984746 tn?1304960009

Fetal Heart Doppler

Hello everyone!! Just wondering has anyone bought a fetal heart doppler? If so what brand did u buy? Did it work well? I was thinking of buying one so DH and I can listen to the heartbeat whenever we want to . I got one at walmart awhile ago but it doesnt work until your about 28 weeks, and Im 19 weeks 4 days. Thanks!!
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1001811 tn?1259861489
I had one for the beginning of my preg since I have ghad 2 mc;s prior to this one. May I ask why you want to pay the money now when in no time you will be feeling the kicks and punches - which are sooooooo much better. I started to feel my baby kick at about the 19-19 week time and now I am almost 23 weeks and barely use my doppler anymore. I would recommend it for the beginning of your preg but not then latter. I also find that if I use it now the baby moves and kicks me like it doesn;t like me or something so I use it maybe 1x per 2 weeks if I have less fetal movement. I bought mine on ebay for about 90$ Amer.
984746 tn?1304960009
O i just want one cuz DH tries to listen to it like every night and we lay in bed for like 2 hours and he cant find the heartbeat i just think it'll b nice to have moslty for him...Idk when he will b able to feel it moving and stuff so he really doesnt get to experience alot till later...
435139 tn?1255460391
You can rent high quality ones if you don't want to shell out a couple hundred dollars...I never got one but I wanted one so bad!  If I have a second child, I will definitely get one!
873692 tn?1337275733
this is my 6th pregnancy m/c 2 times and this pregnancy i rented a baby Doppler from baby beat for like 35 a month and that was like with a digital one and i got mine from 10 weeks till 34 weeks i am now 37 weeks i also liked hearing the heartbeat anytime i wanted but got it so dh could hear it to as he worked all the time and couldn't go to any of my apt i would strongly recommend getting one cause any time i had a concern about the baby i just pulled out the Doppler and it reassured me everything was ok it saved me a lot of trips to the dr office good luck
Avatar universal
My advice is this: skip it and in a week or more you'll be able to feel the baby moving so you won't need it. The bad thing of having a doppler is that if you can't find the heart beat for some reason you are going to freak out and/or get worried for no reason. (I know I would!)
1001811 tn?1259861489
I am in my 23rd week and hubby can feel the baby kicking. I would wait it out also. If you are thinking of renting - I would purchase - this way you will have for next preg and you will be able sell it afterwards. I would not purchase at this stage though. Just my opinion though.
1088217 tn?1301925756
i strongly recommended!! i got one from baby beat that got a display that shows bpm and records too, for me is a peace of mind when i hear the heart beat plus i dont have to wait for my appt to hear it..i think you should get it or you rent one too for $50 a month w a display so you have to be counting and record it and save it in your computer! but they have cheaper too!
984746 tn?1304960009
Thanks ladies!! I think im still going to think about it..I really want one though lol..I found some for like 73 bucks and it starts to work from like 10-12 weeks. IDK lol thanks though!!  
548642 tn?1266179652
a girl on here sent me to ebay and i bought one for 42 bucks she said hers works great
Avatar universal
I just ordered one on baby beat for $45/month.  It says it works from 8-12 weeks.  I hope so! I need reassurance!
1088217 tn?1301925756
yeah! it works from like 8 weeks and up my ob says it looks better than his lol..
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