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Confusing six-week scan: reflection?

Any experience with this? I had a 6 week + 3 day scan Thursday. We were thrilled to see a strong heartbeat (128bpm) and our little baby measuring on schedule. However, then we were directed to another heartbeat very close to it (112bpm) and what appeared to be a potential second baby that measured small. The doctor is having us come back this coming Thursday because she doesn't know if it's identical twins - possibly conjoined as my husband speculated and she shockinglingly acknowledged - or just an anomaly on the ultrasound that creates a reflection when there's actually only one baby. The heart rates were pretty different, so it would be a weird reflection...we only put back one embryo, so we would be in the <1% to have it split and become identical twins...

Having a hard time waiting until Thursday to see what's really going on!

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Hello, don't have any experience with you but just wanted to send you luck that it is all okay on Thursday and in fact an identical twin!! Hope you're holding out ok xx

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Aww thank you! Yes just trying not to think about it, but it's hard! xx

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Hiya

I had a similar thing, at 18 weeks my midwife was checking my baby with a Doppler and she found a second heart beat, which worried me. Turns out that the placenta has a pulse like heartbeat so I’m thinking maybe that’s what your doctor found. Hopefully not a conjoined twin. And with the fact you only put back one embryo Does emphasise the fact you shouldnt have twins :)

But who knows, hey!

Good luck with your appointment :D

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May I ask, how different were the two heartbeats? If they were measured x

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It was around 107bpm. The midwife told me A normal baby’s heartbeat is between 120-160bpm which put my mind at ease thinking it were twins :) x

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What a stressful time for you both! Hopefully you get more clarity at your next scan. xx

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UPDATE: 7+3 scan this morning showed two, separate babies sharing one sac (identical twins!) both healthy at this point - the same size and exact same heart rate ❤️ ❤️ Thanks for everyone's thoughts and prayers! Xx

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Ahhhh amazing news! Huge congratulations!xx

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How exciting!!! Congrats x

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Wow amazing news! Congratulations!!

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Update - our girls were born on June 15, 2018 at 33 1/2 weeks. They are five weeks old, healthy and adorable. Thank you everyone for your kind words and support. And for those who are waiting, love and prayers for all. ❤️

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Congratulations!

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Congratulations!! Xx

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Absolutely amazing news huge congratulations hun 😘💖💖

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