Did my baby ever have a heartbeat?

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Did my baby ever have a heartbeat?

Postby Ashley E » Mon May 13, 2013 5:10 pm

Hi! I had a MMC in Feb at 11 weeks. We found out at our 11 week appt. The baby measured exactly 11 weeks, but there was no heartbeat detected. We didn't have an ultrasound before, so I'm wondering, did it ever have a heart beat? I ask because we are 7.3 weeks pregnant now and saw the heartbeat last week, so I'm terrified that it will stop. But I read once you see it on the ultrasound, the chance on m/c decreased to 3%.

What do you think? Did my baby ever have a heart beat and just kept growing and eventually would have stopped?
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Re: Did my baby ever have a heartbeat?

Postby Lilymon » Thu May 16, 2013 8:47 am

Hi Ashley,
I have no answer unfortunately, but just want to say that I have wondered the exact same thing. I lost a baby at 8 weeks when it was shown that there was no heartbeat and I always wonder if it ever had one?
I am also in a new pregnancy now and I too am terrified. I wish there was some way we could calm our nerves, but I am just taking it one day at a time.
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Re: Did my baby ever have a heartbeat?

Postby bazil323 » Wed May 22, 2013 11:59 am

It's really hard to say. I would think that it had to have one in order to get to 11-week size, but I am really not sure. Regardless, the odds of a second loss after seeing the heartbeat are really really small. I'm betting that everything will be fine this time around.
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Re: Did my baby ever have a heartbeat?

Postby Ashley E » Thu May 23, 2013 6:15 am

Thanks. Unfortunately we lost this one, too. Found out at 8.5 weeks it was a partial molar pregnancy :( I'm so heartbroken.
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*Two angels in Heaven*
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5/6/13 ~ 6 weeks
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Re: Did my baby ever have a heartbeat?

Postby hopeful88 » Thu May 23, 2013 6:40 am

Ashley, I'm so incredibly sorry for your loss. :cry:
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Re: Did my baby ever have a heartbeat?

Postby bazil323 » Thu May 23, 2013 7:18 am

Oh no! I am so sorry. *hug*
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