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Home Doppler

I keep meaning to record the babies heartbeats so I can upload them but I haven't gotten to that just yet. I am so happy that I rented the doppler. Every time I worry that maybe I should be worried about the babies I can just find them on my own. One day this week I was having a little anxiety because of not feeling the tots yet so I decided to find the heartbeats on my own. The first tot (who is usually totally uncooperative) I found right away. The heart was swishing away as quickly as normal. The second little tot took me 10 freaking minutes to find. I could hear all of these water noises. I could hear what sounded like the little squirt swimming around. I kept moving and moving the doppler and found nothing. I decided to try a different approach and I held the doppler still hoping I might catch the swimmer in motion. Sure enough after a minute or two there it was, nice and strong. I guess we have a little evasion expert on our hands. :>)

4 comments:

Mandy 12:44 PM  

I'm glad that you did rent the doppler and it's helped to ease your mind. Mine was such a lifesaver and sanity-saver!

Nichole 8:13 PM  

I agree with Mandy - I was so happy I rented one too... It definitely helped save my sanity! I keep meaning to ask you - how can you tell the difference between the two tots when you find their heartbeats?

Kristen 10:20 PM  

I have learned where the two tots like to hang out. I just check around their usual hangouts. Since space is more limited they don't shift as much as typical pgs.

Thetwoweekwait 12:30 AM  

Hi, I have often wondered about a doppler wether having it on hand is a good thing.

have u ever not been able to find the heartbeat and began to panic more?

I am scared to have it, and scared not to... lol.

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