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Low fetal heart rate at 6 weeks

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I went for a six week ultrasound and I they have asked me to return in two weeks as the fetal heart rate is low. The fetal heart rate is 107. I’ve checked different answers on this site and it’s suggested that normal heart rate is 100 plus at six weeks then it should rise to 140 at eight weeks. Should I be concerned or are they being overly cautious?


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replied December 19th, 2018
Pregnancy Answer A64689
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and I understand your concern.
They are truly overtly cautious.But as advised by them,you should go for a repeat scan and if there is still doubt,you might need a hormonal estimation[beta-HCG].
I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counseling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care


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