Heartbeat First Sign of Your Baby

When do I get to hear my baby’s heartbeats?” This question echoes in the minds of expectant mothers everywhere. The anticipation, the excitement, and the connection to new life – it all begins with that rhythmic sound.

Discover the Magic of Your Baby’s Heartbeats

We can now detect those precious heartbeats even earlier thanks to modern technologies like the fetal Doppler and ultrasound. Ultrasound allows us to witness the miracle of a beating heart as early as 5 weeks into pregnancy. And around the 8th week, moms can finally listen in on those exhilarating first heart sounds of their baby.

Of course, it’s important to remember that at such an early stage, the tiny heart may be difficult to find sometimes. But don’t worry if you can’t hear it just yet! Factors like weight and individual circumstances play a role. Just know that hearing your baby’s heartbeat for the first time is an unforgettable milestone – a tangible connection between parents and their little one.

Typically, between 9 to 12 weeks of pregnancy, most moms experience this magical moment for themselves. By week 9, those tiny beats will range from 150 to 175 per minute – sounding like the galloping of a horse. And by week 12, your baby’s heart will be fully developed, pumping strong at an average rate of 160 to 170 beats per minute.

As your baby grows and develops its autonomic nervous system, the heartbeat will begin to slow down gradually. By week 20, you’ll hear an average fetal heart rate of 155 beats per minute. And by week 30, it will decrease to about 140 beats per minute.

And once you hear that wondrous sound resonating from within you, capturing it becomes essential. Record your baby’s heartbeats on your phone or through keepsake videos – maybe even save them in a recorder tucked inside a plush toy like UC Baby Heartbeat Bears. This recording lets you cherish and share this special moment anytime, anywhere.

Imagine preserving those heartbeats – the first sign of life that will forever hold a special place in your heart. Wouldn’t it be incredible to let your children listen to their own heartbeat when they’re older? Start creating precious memories today.


When you hear that heart beat, you suddenly understand what it means to love someone for the rest of your life. – UC Baby