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Lack of fetal heartbeat during pregnancy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   i have an OB ??
User :   i am 13 weeks confirmed via 2 ultra sounds
User :   i bled for first 6 weeks and have had severe cramping since
User :   today i had dr appt
Doctor :   ok
User :   he couldnt get heartbeat via doppler and said hed see me in 2 weeks
User :   is this ok??
User :   i have had 5 miscarriages and 3 live births
Doctor :   usually fetal heart will develop by 5-8 weeks
User :   i told him i was gonna be terrified with not knowing but he said hed see me in 2 weeks
Doctor :   by this time he should be able to hear fetal heart sounds
User :   i am 13 weeks
User :   what should i do im a nervous wreck which isnt healthy either
Doctor :   probably your physician may advise you to have an ultrasound in a coupl of days
User :   no he didnt he said he would see me in 2 weeks

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