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I had a scan at 6 weeks and the babies heart rate was 87bpm, considered slow

Hi, I`m 8 weeks today, I dont really have any pregnancy symptoms, I had a scan at 6 weeks and the babies heart rate was 87bpm, considered slow. I am booked in for another scan next week to confirm viability of the pregnancy, is it normal not to feel pregnant? Also I`m really worried about the 87bpm, I`ve got 5 days to go and its so hard waiting I keep thinking something has gone wrong!

Sarah...
Answer: Hi, You may only be experiencing mild symptoms but as long as you have some sign of pregnancy then this is good. At 6 weeks the heart is only just starting to beat so you may not be a far pregnant as you think. Hopefully your next scan will sort everything out and you will feel more at ease. Best wishes, Alex
Answered: 01 Jul 2009