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A 24-year-old female asked:

I am 21 weeks and baby has been moving a lot for a few days now but today she doesn't seem as active. i'm a high risk pregnancy so i'm worried!

3 doctor answers7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Mohammed Karim
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
See your DOC: How long you don't feel baby's movement? Feeling excessive movement followed by a period of silent is usually normal but as you are a high risk pregnancy you should always check with your obstetrician who knows your pregnancy well & will able to assure you or will evaluate you.
Dr. Cynthia Archer
Internal Medicine 19 years experience
Simple answer: Call OB right away and follow their advice. You may need to go to the office for a non-stress test or you may be asked to go to labor and delivery for assessment. Either way, decreased fetal movement is considered cause for concern so call OB now
Dr. Nabila Babar
Specializes in Internal Medicine
If she moves: at least 3-5 times in a n hour she is ok.

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Last updated May 20, 2016

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