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Baby's Development

I'm in my 3rd month and can not hear my baby's heartbeat

Only a highly sensitive instrument like the Doppler can pick up the foetal heartbeat by the 10th or 12th week. An ordinary stethoscope can pick it up only in the 17th or 18th week. Sometimes the baby's position or the mother's layers of excess fat prevent one from picking up the heartbeat. There is also the possibility that you could have miscalculated your date. So just have patience and do not worry. Still, if you like, you can request your doctor for an ultrasound, which is sure to pick up the foetal heartbeat. Quite like music to your ears.
 

How is my baby growing

By this month, the foetus has become 21/2 to 3 inches long and weighs about ½ an ounce. The circulatory and urinary systems are in operation, the reproductive organs have developed and the liver has started producing bile. But still, the gender is undistinguishable.

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