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I'm 27 weeks pregnant what's kick count mean??

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Dr. Julie Abbott
Preventive Medicine 45 years experience
Checking on baby: Between 18 & 25 weeks of pregnancy, sometimes later, most women will begin to feel the baby moving: kicking, rolling, twisting, turning,etc. Counting how long it takes for her to make 10 movements can be used to monitor the baby and potentially identify any problems early. It should take 2 hours or less. Count at the same time of day, when the baby is active. Make sure he is awake when you start

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Last updated Aug 11, 2014

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