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Normal heart rate 7 weeks?

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Alpinebetony9911 Mon 09-Oct-17 17:51:15

Just that really?

I had a private early scan just for reassurance really and the lady said she could clearly see one baby and it's heart beat, even I could make out it's little heart beat.
She then went on to say " it's beating at about 124 beats a minute, some people might say that's a little slow but it's absolutely normal so I wouldn't worry" which of course immediately made me think, well I wasn't worried but I am now!

I let it go but she printed some pictures while I went for a quick wee and when she gave me the print out she said oh the heart trace didn't come out. She did offer that I could come back in an hour or so with a full bladder and she would do it again but I said no it was ok but now I wish I had. I can't help think is she hiding something? And now there is no trace or evidence of what the heart rate was.

I don't know if I'm just just over thinking everything in my heightened state of anxiety or if I should be worried.

Does anyone know what a normal heartbeat is for 7 weeks pregnant? Or does anyone remember what theirs was?

Thank you everyone in advance.

Cracklesfire Mon 09-Oct-17 18:56:37

A quick google suggests 120 - 160 bpm is normal but this will increase by 10 weeks.

One site said 90-110 would be normal for a 6 week scan. Going for my scan tomorrow so this is interesting - I'm not sure I paid much attention last time although I do remember DS heart rate being 130ish throughout labour.

Nickmychocolate Mon 09-Oct-17 19:09:08

Anything from 90 is normal. The heart is just starting and learning to beat so don't worry as it can be all over the place at the beginning.
I had an early scan at the EPU when pregnant with my now toddler and his heart rate was 121 pm at 7+4

AnUtterIdiot Mon 09-Oct-17 19:25:10

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AnUtterIdiot Mon 09-Oct-17 19:26:24

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Alpinebetony9911 Mon 09-Oct-17 20:28:56

Thank you everyone, slightly reassured now.
It probably wouldn't have crossed my mind to worry if she hadn't said don't worry hmm

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