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I discovered that when I lie on my back in the bathtub and lean my head back so that my ears are under the water, I can hear the heartbeat quite distinctly. Cheap fun!
 

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Wow, that's so cool!! I'm running off to take a bath now!!!
 

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That's AWESOME! I am taking a bath tonight!
 

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I'll have to try it now LOL
 

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Funny thing, I did it today and at first I couldn't hear it at all. I could hear my own hb really loud. I was wondering if I should get scared and call the MW (1.5 hr away) then I decided before freaking out that I would try a little bit more. So I rotated my hips a bit to one side, and there it was! When I remember before I get into the tub I think I'll take a clock in (to the bathroom, not the tub! ha!) and time it.
 

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How can you tell if it's the baby's hb you are hearing? I don't mean to be a skeptic, I believe you, I just wanna make sure what I hear is what I'm listening for!<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="lol">
 

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Often nearly twice as fast as yours and it should not be as loud - it should be the quiter sound!
 

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I know what I am doing for fun this weekend<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="lol">
 

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For some reason I seem to hear only one heartbeat at a time. When it's mine it is slower and much deeper in pitch, and I can match it to the pulse in my neck. The baby's hb is way too fast for my pulse.<br><br>
Anybody else done this yet?
 

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I don't believe you, <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngtongue.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Stick Out Tongue"> I am going to try this weekend. I don't even usually take baths (better make dp clean the bathtub, first, heh heh) but will just for this <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngbiggrin.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="orange big grin">
 

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I took a bath last night to try this then forgot once I was in there and relaxing! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/img/vbsmilies/smilies/dizzy.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Dizzy">: I didn't even remember until I was in bed several hours later!<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/img/vbsmilies/smilies/dizzy.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Dizzy">: I'm going to try again in the next couple of days though and I'll let you know what I hear.
 

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I could hear my neighbors, but no baby! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="lol">
 

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I take a bath every day cause we have a separate tub and shower, and I can no longer fit into the shower stall. Well, I can get in, I just can't wash anything below mid-thigh.<br><br>
sorry it didn't work for you MSAX, but I guess you found a new way to surveill the neighbors. Anybody preggo over there?
 

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I live in a builing with over 100 apartments - no idea who lives downstairs (that is what I would be hearing - the apartments are stacked so the one below is the smae lay out as mine but the ones on either side are different). I just heard them taking a shower and banging around a bit, nothing exciting <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile">
 

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I got nothing today, despite moving around and trying different angles. I wonder it if was just a weird fluke. Well, I hope you all are enjoying your baths and it's not a total waste of time!
 
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