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5 Bumps

Should I worry??

I had a ultrasound today and the heart rate was 137...when I went 2wks ago it was 155 I'm scared cause it has dropped in less then 2wks. Has this happened to anyone else? Is it normal?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 6:19 PM on Feb. 18, 2011 in Pregnancy

Answers (5)
  • The usual range is 120-160 beats per minute, so you're still good there... I wouldn't worry about it unless the doctor seems concerned.
    Anouck

    Answer by Anouck at 6:27 PM on Feb. 18, 2011

  • its more than normal, dont worry!
    LovingLife88

    Answer by LovingLife88 at 6:29 PM on Feb. 18, 2011

  • Usually the heartrate is pretty high and then drops a bit. No need to worry, it is normal :)
    amber1330

    Answer by amber1330 at 7:04 PM on Feb. 18, 2011

  • Your baby could've been moving around one day and not so active the other. Like adults, the heart rate varies, For a fetus anything normal is 120-160 bpm.
    shanapiv

    Answer by shanapiv at 8:36 PM on Feb. 18, 2011

  • Don't worry, it's true that between 120 and 160 is considered normal. I don't know how far along you are but it's normal for there to be a considerable drop between the 1st and 2nd trimester.
    MommyMegO2011

    Answer by MommyMegO2011 at 10:38 PM on Feb. 18, 2011

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