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Chance of seeing heartbeat at 5.5?

(10 Posts)
curiousgeorgie Wed 24-Oct-12 13:16:09

I'm under the consultant at Epsom for previous multiple miscarriages and I've been booked in for a scan in a few days when I'll only be 5w 5d. (Estimated obviously).

I was going to hold off having a scan until at least 8 weeks to ensure that if a heartbeat was going to be found, I would be in no doubt.

Might I see one?

happygonicky Wed 24-Oct-12 13:22:04

I saw a heartbeat at 5-6 weeks. Good luck!

itsmyfirsteek Wed 24-Oct-12 14:38:49

I saw hb at 5+1. Good luck xxx

NotShortImFunSized Wed 24-Oct-12 14:41:49

You could see one at that stage although if your dates are out even by a couple of days you might not see one yet. Must be hard not to worry though. Good luck, I really hope you see one for your piece of mind.

On Monday I had a scan and the sonographer said I was at 5 weeks. The only part I could 'see' was the flicker of the heartbeat. I was surprised, but apparently it can be there at 5 weeks.

curiousgeorgie Wed 24-Oct-12 18:16:25

Thanks everyone... This really gives me hope!! smile

cupcake78 Wed 24-Oct-12 18:25:45

Yes it is possible

lotsofcheese Wed 24-Oct-12 18:40:50

I saw a poster on the wall in EPAU today saying 39-41 days of pregnancy (6/7 weeks)

Polipencoch Wed 24-Oct-12 20:06:59

We saw our little bean heartbeating away at about 7 weeks... might be faint but good luck!

3rdtimelucky73 Wed 24-Oct-12 20:25:10

We (surprisingly but wonderfully) saw a heart beat at 6-7 weeks.

Sorry that's not particularly helpful, but it's all I have.

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