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When can doctors hear baby heartbeat!

When to obgyn for first time. 9 weeks pregnant she didn't check baby heart beat. She says is at 12 weeks. Has this happened to anyone?  When I had my son I heard d his heart beat at 10 weeks.
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She just check my pelvic with 2 fingers and said congratulations.
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I had a early scan due to bleeding and at 6 weeks and they was able to show me our baby's heartbeat they say 12 weeks as that's when it's the easiest to see it
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You can usually hear the heartbeat as early as 8 weeks, but not always- so some doctors may not even try.  It can worry moms when they don't hear it if they try to and it's not audible yet.  I'm guessing she may just do it at 12 weeks since that is when your next appointment is.  

Congratulations, by the way!
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I had no confirmation of my pregnancy apart from my home pregnancy test until my 12 week scan were I could see the heart thumping away! But at my first midwife appointment at 16 weeks she used the little machine so I could hear the beating and she said they will continually do this at each appointment - next 1 is at 25 weeks.
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With my first i heard it at 8 weeks , with this baby i was told it was too early and to be honest i panicked lol eventually i heard my babies heart beat at 13weeks i believeā¤ everything is fine. As long as youre not bleeding or anything your baby should be ok
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I was 12 weeks too now I'm 28w 5d
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