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#1 of 3 Old 08-08-2012, 03:42 PM - Thread Starter
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Hi everyone. Does anyone know how soon you can hear a baby's heartbeat with a fetoscope. Just wondering!



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I believe it varies widely, from as early as about 16 weeks to as late as 22 weeks or so.  Certainly at least a month or two behind doppler.  Hope that helps!

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My midwife couldn't find it with a fetoscope at 20 weeks, but heard it at the following appointment, at 25 weeks.


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