My OBGYN said they saw no heartbeat, but then saw flutters: Advice?

I went to the ob-gyn today. They did an ultrasound Wednesday and said there was no heartbeat. Well, today I went back, and on the screen, the ultrasound tech said they saw 2 flutters of the heart, but that was is, so she marked it down as no heartbeat.

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If you are indeed having a mis carriage, you need to go
For blood work daily to make sure your HGC levels are going down.
Sorry for your loss.

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I don’t understand what your question could be?

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So there is still a baby in your womb? I would keep going back. It could still be too early for a heartbeat, but one forming.

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I would request blood work. Your HCG levels could help deterning what’s going on

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How far along are you? My OBGYN refused any ultrasounds before 10 weeks because it can be more difficult to hear the heartbeat and can scare mom.

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Agree with other post. They should check your blood levels every few days

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Get a second opinion, go take another ultrasound goodluck!:black_heart:

Bloodwork, second opinion

Req blood work…and repeat scans…we could see squat with my son until nearly 8.5 weeks.

At 8 weeks my obgyn said they dont listsn for a heartbeat with the ultrasound but I forget the reasoning. They look for heartbeat with the doppler at 11 weeks.

I would get a second opinion asap. Go to ER and have them do another ultrasound. Maybe even get a baby heartbeat monitor to check at home as well.

How far along are you? I wouldn’t worry about it if you are less than 10-11 weeks because it can be very hard to pick up a heartbeat early on using the ultrasound & even longer using the Doppler

Maybe too early?? I had to do a repeat because they couldn’t find a heart beat either

Not sure where you guys are all from… but here in Canada they use a wand and they have detected all my babies heartbeats at only 6 weeks…

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How far a long are you? I went in at 7 weeks and all it was, was flutters. Go get a second opinion if you are around that age

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Are you very early???

I think she is wondering if there is Hope because of the flutters. I just don’t know why an OB would tell you that & not give you more info/tell you what the next steps are. Definitely second opinion

I can’t believe your OBGYN didn’t give you more advice or direction. That’s horrible.

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My obgyn didn’t check for a heartbeat till 12 weeks she said it was because baby is so small that before that uts hard to tell. She just goes by hcg levels before that mark