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Silly question for you.

Ok so for the last weeks, I've heard the heart rate several times, each time it seems lower and lower...like the first time it was 161 [11 wks]...then 156 [15 wks], then 150 at the ultrasound [18 wks]...and at the last apointment it was 144 [18wks 6days]...is this normal?



I'm 20 weeks.

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DirtBikerMomma9

Asked by DirtBikerMomma9 at 4:12 PM on Oct. 28, 2008 in Pregnancy

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  • I am 18 weeks and mine has gone down too. I ask my doctor and she said it goes down as the baby gets bigger. 10 weeks 163, 14 weeks 140, now 18 weeks 132
    Zoeybug

    Answer by Zoeybug at 4:14 PM on Oct. 28, 2008

  • yeah, thats fine, that is how my daughters is too. it started mid 160's and yesterday at the hospital it was 142. The doc will tell you if something was wrong :)

    Im 24 weeks and 4 days.
    KelsoBabeyy

    Answer by KelsoBabeyy at 4:14 PM on Oct. 28, 2008

  • ahh! perfectly normal! :) because soon it has to get down to a normal heartbeat anyway :)
    MissKellee

    Answer by MissKellee at 4:15 PM on Oct. 28, 2008

  • @ everyone, thanks ladies! :) i'm a worry wrinkle, i worry all the time! it's nice to have good people to chat with. :]
    DirtBikerMomma9

    Answer by DirtBikerMomma9 at 4:17 PM on Oct. 28, 2008

  • umm did you ask your doctor? lol... yes it is normal... children's heart beats are faster than adults... the fetal heart beat is even faster.... as the fetus starts to mature the heart beats lows down
    hunilemonrose

    Answer by hunilemonrose at 4:17 PM on Oct. 28, 2008

  • Everything between 130 and 160 is normal. :) My OB told me (as far as i remember) that 140 is perfect.
    m.robertson811

    Answer by m.robertson811 at 6:01 PM on Oct. 31, 2008

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