Early Ultrasound With Two Sacs And One Heartbeat

Has anyone else experienced an early ultrasound that showed the two sacs but only one heartbeat?

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Jul 03, 2016
Twins two heartbeats one measuring 5 weeks other measuring 7weeks
by: Anonymous

When I went in for my confirmation appointment my doctor seen two sacks. One had a heartbeat one diddid not. He referred me to a fetal maternal medicine doctor and I went in on Friday for a u/S and one baby is measuring 7weeks and the other one is only at 5 weeks both now have heartbeats. The specialist does not seem to be too optimistic about the smaller baby. Plus I am Diabetic and my sugar has been out of whack since my pregnancy started. So that does not help things. Has anyone else have the smaller twin 2 weeks apart and it catch up with the bigger one? I am glad I am not alone and that other woman have experienced this.

May 17, 2016
One heartbeat twins
by: Anonymous

I had a early pregnancy scan today and I am 7 weeks 4 days. I have twins one heart beat 148 and the other no heart beat. The doctor was confident that one twin is demise considering they are both measuring at 7 weeks. But I have been booked back in for two weeks follow up scan. Fingers crossed 🙏🏾

Feb 15, 2016
Pregnant with twins
by: Pat0315

I'm 9 weeks pregnant with twins but only one heart beat was found my doctor is sending me to a specialist for twins because even though they couldn't find a heart beat the babies are still growing and are the same size I'm worried and I have no idea what's going on and wanted to know if anyone experienced the same thing

Jan 03, 2016
Two sacs one heartbeat
by: Hopefully praying

I recently went to the er for stomach pain. I am now 7 weeks pregnant. At the time I was 6weeks 4days. Anyways u/s tech found 2 sacs but acted like it wasn't a big deal. She said only one showed a heartbeat. She didn't even want to mention the 2nd sac to me. But I knew it was there so I asked her did she see 2. She replied with how did u know that. I told her I just did. My husband has identical twin sister n my grandmother has a set of fraternal twins. My next doc app is on Jan 13 n I'm going crazy worrying if its twins or not. I lost a baby in Sept of 2015 n don't want to go through that again. Has anyone been through this n the outcome was postive?

Apr 20, 2015
confused
by: Anonymous

hi I'm 7weeks n I bearly saw a Dr yesterday n told me I'm having twinsthey saw two sacks but they could only see n hear one heartbeat...I've never experienced nothing like this what does mean what can happen ...

Apr 02, 2015
confused
by: Anonymous

I had my first ultrasound on 31st march baby measuring at 8 weeks.. They found two sacs same size one baby with heartbeat or sac only some kid off shadow. They are treating as a singleton pregnancy! I already have two children one off each and I feel completely different with this pregnancy! I just know I'm having twins but it worries me to know there might not be, with one sac only having one baby and the other with a shadow!!! Plz any advise will be helpful.. I have to go back on 12th April to have a second scan will be around 10 weeks. I'm really hoping both will be showing!!

Mar 19, 2015
Going through the same thing!
by: Anonymous

Hi,

I'm going through the same thing. I'm carrying twins...I'm 6 weeks and 2 days today and went in for a vag u/s this morning. baby A had a very strong heart beat and appeared to be double the size of baby B...which we couldnt find a heart beat. Should I be worried? The doctor doesnt think Baby B will make it! Hope youre twins are making it!!

Jan 09, 2015
7wk U/S - 1 hb
by: elenabpac

I went in yesterday for my first ultrasound @ 7 wks which surprisingly revealed identical twins(I am an identical twin too). One measured great at 7 wks and had a hb of 141. The other measured only 5wks 6days and did not have a heartbeat. Has anyone else been in a similar situation? What was the outcome? Does my 2nd baby have any chance??

Jul 11, 2014
two sacs, one baby
by: Anonymous

I just had my first ob appointment, and had a vaginal ultrasound. My doctor detected two sacs, but only one baby w/a healthy heartbeat. The baby was very hard to find due to me only being 7 weeks 6days prego, and not to mention I have a tilted uterus. She scheduled a full ultrasound in two weeks to see if the other sac is still forming, and to see if we can possibly find the other baby. Both my sacs look to be the same size, so I am really not too sure what to think. Any advice, and comments would really be appreciated.

Jun 06, 2014
6 weeks preg, 2 sacs 1 heartbeat
by: Haley

Hi I can see a lot of post sim to my situation , an internal scan showed that I have 2 sacs and could faintly see a heartbeat in 1 sac so have told me to come bk in 2 weeks ,, can anyone tell me how their second scan went and was 2 heartbeats detected please , I'm feeling so anxious and worried, Thanks you xx

Feb 15, 2014
Not sure if twins
by: Anonymous

Am 5week pregnant I got my fist ultrasound they only saw one sac one heart beat but also in the same sac they saw something else not sure if twins

Oct 19, 2011
twins with only heart beat
by: Anonymous

i just went to the hospital today with some bleeding and the dr's did 2 ultra sounds. they proceeded to tell me we are pregnant with twins and that one is 7weeks 1 day and the other is 7 weeks 3 days. with baby A 144 HBP and baby B with out a heart beat . im terrified we lost our baby daughter last year 6hours after birth. i pray when we have our next ultra sound they find baby B heart beat .... :(

Jan 05, 2010
Worried
by: Anonymous

I am supposed to be 8 weeks pregnant today, but I went in to get an ultrasound. They saw two sacs, two fetuses, but only one had a heartbeat and it was 100 bpm and the baby was measuring 6 1/2 weeks. The other had no heart beat and was measuring nearly 6 weeks. I go back in 2 weeks for another ultrasound. Anyone ever have this happen? I'm so worried. I've already had a miscarriage and a stillborn.

Nov 17, 2009
I'm not alone
by: Anonymous

I thought I was alone in this discussion. My doctor said he say two sacs, but could only find one heartbeat. So, he said we were treating this as a one baby pregnancy. I have a history of miscarriages. Actually, I had two in less than six months only 1 year ago. He added I could have miscarried then immediately got pregnant, or became pregnant again immediately after getting pregnant. So, we will see. I was 6 weeks at that time and will go back at 10 weeks. Thanks for sharing your stories.

Oct 26, 2009
the same
by: Anonymous

i am going threw the same thing, the ultrasound tech said that they couldnt see any heartbeat, but 2 sacs and one fetus.... but i should be over 8 weeks and one sac was way bigger than the other. they did not give me very much out look. i go back in one week for another ultrasound

Oct 08, 2009
:(
by: Anonymous

Well, same thing is happening with me except my doctor thinks the babies are in the same sac and couldnt see the second baby really well- it was a little smaller then the first baby and he couldn't find a heart beat :/
Im worried sick because I had a NTD in my last pregnancy and had to end the pregnancy. Now I am hoping that the twins are fine- although I feel like they are I am very worried. The doctor said not to worry and to go back for another Ultrasound next week :(

Mar 20, 2009
Same happened to me.
by: Anonymous

My 5 and 6 week ultrasounds were iffy as we had 2 sacs but could really only see one heartbeat. By 7 weeks we could detect both heartbeats. One baby was just harder to see.

Mar 11, 2009
Not sure
by: Anonymous

im not sure but i think you need to be at least 8 weeks to get a good read on an ultrasound for twins.

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