Why Can't I Find My Baby's Heartbeat with a Doppler? Topic Guide

Why Can't I Find My Baby's Heartbeat with a Doppler? Why Can't I Find My Baby's Heartbeat with a Doppler? : There are a number of reasons a fetal heartbeat may not be detected using a fetal Doppler, and it isn’t always a bad sign. These reasons may include checking before 12 weeks in the pregnancy, the baby is not big enough yet, the baby or mother is in the wrong position, the mother's bladder is empty, incorrectly using the Doppler, or using too much gel.

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