what is the norm range for a fetal hearbeat at 34 weeks?

Tammee - posted on 08/28/2010 ( 6 moms have responded )




Just as a matter of curiosity I was wondering what the normal range was for a 34 week fetal heart rate?


Jessica - posted on 08/28/2010




I would like to know too because I had what I thought was a high heart rate on the fetal doppler at home this week. I am 36 weeks prego and it was over 160. I'm hoping its not distress. 3 days later he is moving around okay and my dr. appt is on monday. Now when I look on line I am becoming concerned, which makes my heart rate go up!

Ntseliseng - posted on 02/27/2012




Btn 120 and 160 beats per minute. Anything outside denotes danger. I would discourage a pregnant woman from checking her fetus heart beat. My reason being, there is a risk of confusing this to bowel movements. This can make a woman panic unnecessarily. It is natural for a pregnant woman to worry about the health of her unborn baby, this is a sign of being motherly- protective, but it can be psychologically damaging to the mother if it is exaggerated. If the checks has been done by a midwife or Dr including the position of the ambilical cot, I would advice the mother to relax, not worry about heart beat. Watch the fetal movement and talk to your midwife if you are concerned.

Delta - posted on 08/28/2010




This is what I found at this site ( http://www.fetaldopplerfacts.org/facts/d...)

What should my baby's fetal heart-rate be?
The normal fetal heart rate is between 110 to 180 beats per minutes (BPM), but can vary. Fluctuations of the fetal heart rate (usually associated with fetal movement) during different periods of the day are common and often rise above 160, going as high as 180 to 190 and are considered normal. If you have questions or concerns about your baby's fetal heart rate always direct them to your healthcare professional.

Samantha - posted on 08/28/2010




think the fetal heart rate at 34 weeks should be between 140/160 not sure

Sarah - posted on 08/29/2010




my doctor told me the normal range for a fetal heart rate is between 120 and 160 but that when the baby is active it will go up... just so long as it doesn't stay up there! yesterday i was put on monitors because baby hadn't been as active! his base range was 150 and when he would get active it would go up as high as 190 or so and then go back down after he was done wiggling! hope this helps a lil bit!


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Sonia - posted on 12/18/2013




@ 34 weeks the base range was between 110- 115 @ the high risk doctor. he did not seem to be concerned at all! However, I know this is low.. these are my 11th grand children... (10-11- twins) I just don't know what to do about it...

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