A member asked:

Is it normal for the baby not to move at night during pregnancy? im 27 weeks pregnant and my baby moves a lot during the day but at night there is no movement is this normal? this is my first pregnancy so i dont know whats normal and whats not

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Dr. James Ferguson answered

Specializes in Pediatrics

Thankfully a fetal movement pattern often mimics the mothers sleep//wake cycle to some degree. This means more movement during the day and less at predictable sleep periods. Movement will occur during these periods but are less intense & may not be perceived.

Answered Aug 23, 2018



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