Hello im 11 weeks pregnant I had scan last Friday and there was no heart beat of the baby
Patient :Hello im 11 weeks pregnent. I had scan last friday. The scanner said is no heart beat of the baby. As I did not have bleeding and painiI said no I wait one week more and see if u can see the baby heart beat. I really get sad. I shocked and cried a lot . After one day I got brown blood and little. Brown discharge and little pain what do u think is this misscarage I still have hope and thinking my baby is alive. Is there any case that if first they say no heart beat and when they check after a week and say yes we can see baby,s heart beat plz answer my question thanks
Thanks for the query.
At 11 weeks, we generally expect the baby's heart beat and quite a good development of body to have happened. Generally by 6 to 7 weeks we find the heart beat normally. In a scan of 11 weeks, if we do not find, then there could be 2 possibilities. Either, the dates of the cycle are not clear and there is a lag of 5 weeks from the dates or the fetus has not grown enough for the gestational age. Hence, we wait for one more week to give a benefit of a doubt and re-check the same. In case there is no heart beat in the next scan as well, then it is a miscarriage. Having brown discharge also points towards a trend to miscarriage.
In case there was a discrepancy in the dates, then a heart beat can be found.
Keep your hopes high.
Wish you good luck
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