Thread: Heartbeat?
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Old 10-03-2012, 05:33 PM   #4
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Re: Heartbeat?

I've had that happen to me twice. With dd#2 I was with an OB who told me he suspected miscarriage because he couldn't pick up the HB in the 30 sec's of his attempted 'looking'. I had a lot of crying and then an US a few hours later that indicated everything was fine and they probably couldn't pick up the HB because baby was moving so much.

With dd#3 it happened again but with a MW this time who spent a good 5 min's looking and searching and after some nail bitting she finally found it for 1 second and then baby moved again and it was gone.

I personally wouldn't worry about it and wouldn't have an US unless they couldn't find the HB at your next appointment as well as this past one. I know it's hard but there probably really is nothing to worry about.
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