Pregnant, ultrasound shows heart rate of 119 bpm. Is this normal ?
I've worked in obstetrics for over 10 years. I have 1 living, 1 missed and am currently 7 wks 6 days pregnant. I had an u/s and was approximately 6 wks and 5 days with a fetal heart rate of 119 bpm. Is this normal? I am trying not to worry with the knowledge I have of threatened abortion, but I'm human. What advice can you give?
Normal fetal heart rate at this age is 120-160 beats per minute. By definition it is bradycardia but there may be variation 0f 5-15 beats per minute. so, repeat it. You don't have other symptoms like vaginal bleeding or abdominal cramps ,so don't worry at all.
Take care Dr Indu Bhushan
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