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Ok i have a question. is it normal to have your heartbeat in your stomach? When you laying down you can see your stomach jump by itself
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replied February 1st, 2008
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Yes, this is normal. You have a very large artery in your abdomen and it is possible to see it pulsate.
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replied February 1st, 2008
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i didn't know that... haha that'll give me something to do while i'm trying to sleep tonight. thanks! Smile
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replied March 21st, 2008
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Totally! Happens to me too. It's the dipped-in area beneath my sternum. I can see it beating whenever I lay down and relax and hold out my breath for a few seconds. It's completely normal!
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replied March 24th, 2008
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Yep, it's called your abdominal aorta.
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replied April 18th, 2011
ok, its very possible that im pregnant, and there is a heart beat in my stomuch, but when i put one hand on my heart, and one hand on my stomuch the beats arent the same. is it possible that its my baby's heart beat??
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