I had an ultra sound for my first pregnancy – no heartbeat. Is it ok to do natural miscarriage?

Hi. Im (…)r and im 31 years old. I had an ultra sound for my first pregnancy test few weeks ago but was told there is no heartbeat. At that time i was about 11 weeks but the radiologist said it was much smaller than what it should be. After hearing that i was very sad. I havent seen a doctor yet and waiting for natural miscarriage. I had no bleeding so far, just mild cramp as if im getting my period and no pregnancy symptoms anymore. Please tell me what should i do? Is it ok to do natural miscarriage? How long does it take for dead fetus to come out? This is my first pregnancy so i need help.

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Hi and welcome to question doctors.com
Normally fetal heart beat can be heard by 10th week…so it is abnormal..also if your doctor said it is smaller then I recommend doing another US to make sure nothing has changed…and then you can do the miscarriage but under your doctor’s supervision…