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Fetal heart rate discussion???

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Becky2406 Sat 27-Apr-13 00:32:42

Hi I'm 18 weeks 4days with my 4th baby and its heart rate tonight was between 123-137 per min do ppl think that's to low or normal and anyone wanna guess what the gender is ???

wintersdawn Sat 27-Apr-13 00:48:27

Girl. My daughter always sat around 140 whilst my son was 150 and above.

roofio87 Sat 27-Apr-13 04:08:05

thank you for saying that wintersdawn. my baby's is 150 and therefore certain people (mil ahem!) are convinced girl!! pretty sure its all just nonsense!!wink

Choccybaby Sat 27-Apr-13 13:03:01

I think 120-160 is normal.
You can't possibly tell the gender from the heart rate!

harleyd Sat 27-Apr-13 13:19:02

ive been getting heart rates from 130-165 this pregnancy.
you cant tell gender from heart rate!

wintersdawn Sun 28-Apr-13 17:03:15

It's an old wives tale about girls having a slower heart rate than boys. Similar to morning sickness means a girl and none means a boy, never had a day of sickness with dd lost a stone in weight and was signed off for 6 weeks with ds smile

TinkyPeet Sun 28-Apr-13 17:52:59

I've had varied heart rate from 120 to 160 since week 14, am now 28 weeks an its a boy x

Fakebook Sun 28-Apr-13 18:05:03

My Dd's was always around 160 and above. When my midwife heard it she asked me what I thought I was having and I told her I was sure its a girl and she replied, "well the hb certainly sounds like a girl's". We were both right.

Ds's was always around 140-150. But I wouldn't have known this if I hadn't bought a Doppler and measured it at home. Where we live midwives no longer measure the heart rate, they just listen to see the heart is still beating and that's it.

Tuliptastic Mon 29-Apr-13 20:34:40

I had a midwife tell me my baby had a boy's heart rate. Everyone said my bump looked like I was having a boy. I was convinced my baby was a boy. Obviously I had a girl!

ginauk84 Tue 30-Apr-13 11:15:06

My little girl is around 144

MirandaWest Tue 30-Apr-13 11:17:55

DS always had a higher heart rate than DD did. Although I had a midwife tell me she was sure DD would be a boy due to heart rate.

DD was heavier than DS - mice have very fast heart rates I think - isn't it to do with size (boys generally heavier than girls?)

Becky2406 Sat 04-May-13 00:41:30

The heart rate still slow and I've had my scan its a .... Boy !!! Yay smile

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