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When do you first hear the babys heartbeat?

I am about 5 weeks pregnant and have a doctors appointment on January 27th which makes me about 8 weeks pregnant then...wondering if i will be able to hear the heartbeat...this is my second baby...my other one will be two in January...I just dont remember when we were able to hear it!

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jlcazzola

Asked by jlcazzola at 4:14 PM on Jan. 8, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • You may, but sometimes not this soon. It's one of those "get lucky and find it" sorta things. :) Good luck!
    KatieCrandall

    Answer by KatieCrandall at 4:20 PM on Jan. 8, 2009

  • We did, but we had high risk pregnancy, so we were having the heartbeat checked and ultrasounds all the time, sorry I am not much help!
    Rebecca727

    Answer by Rebecca727 at 4:37 PM on Jan. 8, 2009

  • they wont usually start checking until 10 weeks because those dopplers are not really strong so you might have to wait till the next visit I had a visit at 8 weeks and they made me come in for my first "official" visit at almost 11 weeks
    rhonda111787

    Answer by rhonda111787 at 4:59 PM on Jan. 8, 2009

  • my first visit was at 10 weeks and they did find the heartbeat at that one. :) congratulations!
    tiffani_qt2001

    Answer by tiffani_qt2001 at 9:41 AM on Jan. 10, 2009

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