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Waiting to hear heartbeat...

post #1 of 3
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(Moved from first appointment thread)

 

We had our first appointment with our CPM today. It was lovely, except for the fact that we couldn't pick up baby's heartbeat (12w5d). I'm not too, too worried...my dates are spot on but I know it could be the position of my uterus, placenta, etc. I have a faint memory of someone once telling me at an exam that my uterus was retroverted. Still, it would have been reassuring to hear it today :innocent You hear those horror stories about finding out that all you have is a placenta growing in there...but I just have to have faith. I do actually own a doppler, but I'm not feeling the need to check again just yet. I think I'll wait another week and then check again.

 

Similar stories/words of comfort welcome :Hug 

post #2 of 3

Same here - the midwife couldn't find the heartbeat at 13w4d, but since I've felt movement before and since, I'm pretty sure everything is fine and it was just positioning or whatever. Which isn't meant to be non-reassuring if you're not feeling movement - it's definitely on the early side for that. Just that she couldn't find the heartbeat even though there's someone kicking around in there.

post #3 of 3
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I'm really looking forward to feeling the baby move :) A little reminder every day that babe is doing well.

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