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    Louise_WebMD_Staff posted:
    The guide linked above gives an overview of early development, signs of pregnancy (and tips for dealing with them) and additional changes related to pregnancy.
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    Lamhaj responded:
    I have a question: When you are 8 weeks pregnant and the doctor is not able to hear the baby heart beat through the ultrasound and your hormone levels are dropping does that mean you are having a miscarriage.
    roni090909 replied to Lamhaj's response:
    Did your doctor do vaginal or on the belly? If it was vaginal, you should see a HB. Unless your ovulated later then you thought you did. In that case you wouldn't be 8 weeks but less. I am not an expert so I could be wrong be this is just my understanding from what I have read. I know everyone is different though and every baby develops differently. What did your doctor say?
    ReneeErin replied to roni090909's response:
    You should really ask your doctor about this!! I hope your pregnancy goes well!
    greenangle71 responded:
    My question is this wiil be my 4th pregnancy. I have a 13yr old. I have had 2 missicariges. one with a D.C. I have been in peri menopose for 10 years I have not had a period in over a month. I am having pregnancy systoms. is it pregnancy or menopose?
    KLS0228 replied to greenangle71's response:
    Have you taken a test? If not I would suggest to take a test and then go from there.
    msshann34 replied to Lamhaj's response:
    Sweetie I am so sorry but in this case I would have to say YES... If you DONT hear a heartbeat and your levels are DROPPING then there is a great chance that you are actually having a MC. Your baby heartbeat begins at 5.5 weeks. And if your levels are going DOWN then that is also a indication. I am so sorry

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