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Heartbeat

what is the earliest you heard your baby's heartbeat? I didn't hear either one of my child's till I was 12-13 weeks. With my second the dr. tried at 10 weeks, but couldn't get it, but I have a "friend" that says that she heard her baby's heartbeat at 7 weeks. is that possible?

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smltwnmom

Asked by smltwnmom at 12:53 PM on Jul. 1, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • only on an ultrasound
    HolliBerry21

    Answer by HolliBerry21 at 12:56 PM on Jul. 1, 2009

  • I heard mine at 8 weeks. They said usually the earliest you can hear it is 6 weeks.
    moviemom22

    Answer by moviemom22 at 1:00 PM on Jul. 1, 2009

  • I didn't hear mine til 12 weeks I think...
    Lauren24

    Answer by Lauren24 at 1:10 PM on Jul. 1, 2009

  • I had an ultrasound done at 6 weeks, and I only got to see the heartbeat because he said the beating would be too faint that early, so I didnt get to hear mines until i was around 10-12 weeks can't remember which one.
    dorkish_face

    Answer by dorkish_face at 1:23 PM on Jul. 1, 2009

  • Usually 10 weeks but it is possible to here it that early!

    SD777

    Answer by SD777 at 1:52 PM on Jul. 1, 2009

  • i heard my babys heartbeat when i was only 6 weeks with him.it even freaked the docs out to hear it that early.they thought i was futhur along but determined i was only 6 weeks through an ultrasound.but after that they didnt pick it back up til i was like 13 weeks.so yeah it is possible but it rarely happens
    brittoh

    Answer by brittoh at 1:57 PM on Jul. 1, 2009

  • I saw the heartbeat at 7 weeks ultrasound and if I remember I heard it too. My doctor seemed to think if you are very lean its easier to hear as there is not much packing on the belly to sheild it.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:08 PM on Jul. 1, 2009

  • i heard mine yesterday at 9 weeks, 1 day through the transvaginal ultrasound. it was so amazing to hear it for the first time!
    kylismomma

    Answer by kylismomma at 8:38 PM on Jul. 1, 2009

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