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9 weeks pregnant but my baby did not have heartbeat

hi,
i was 9 weeks pregnant but my baby did not have heartbeat and he/she is growing very well because measurment of baby was 16mm and my HCG level was 61000.doctor did 2 scan to check baby heartbeat but was not on 27th may 2011.doctor recommended me to go for D&C.they did my D&C on last monday 30th may 2011.tell me one thing if we waited for 1 week then baby heartbeat could come or not?
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replied June 4th, 2011
im very sorry for the loss..but sweetheart no it sounds like you had a missed miscarriage..The heart starts beating around 5-6 weeks of preg..waiting around for weeks would have been dangerous for your health..you did the right thing
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