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39 weeks tomorrow and experiencing a decrease in fetal movement. Is this normal?

39 weeks tomorrow and experiencing a decrease in fetal movement. Is this normal?

No: The perception of decreased fetal movement needs investigation. The most common method to evaluate fetal well being is the biophysical profile which is an ultrasould test that evaluates fetal breathing, fine motions, gross motions and amniotic fluid volume. A non-stress test is done which evaluates the babies heartrate pattern. Two points are awarded for each item and 8/10 or 10/10 is reassuring. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have increased fetal movement 36 weeks?

Is it normal to have increased fetal movement 36 weeks?

Fetal movement: Increased fetal movement is a sign of a healthy baby doing his or her daily exercise. Healthy, neurologically normal fetuses move. ...Read more

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Is it normal for fetal movement to be low during the day? What's normal at 30 weeks

Is it normal for fetal movement to be low during the day? What's normal at 30 weeks

Variable: Each fetus is different. Your will monitor the growth of your fetus using ultrasound and measure various growth parameters- length of the femur, size of the head from ear to ear, chest size, HR variability. Also compare these numbers to previously derived standards. Just like child growth curves. ...Read more

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Is it normal not to feel movement for a couple of hours late in the 3rd trimester?

Is it normal not to feel movement for a couple of hours late in the 3rd trimester?

Yes: You should feel your baby move every day. Babies have sleep cycles and you may not feel them move while you are sleeping. If it has been more than a couple of hours since you felt your baby move, try eating a snack or drinking juice, often this will make babies more active. If you are still not feeling movement you should call your doctor or the hospital to listen to the baby's heartbeat. ...Read more

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I'm 8weeks pregnant with a fetal heartbeat. sometime i feel pain and pressure in my cervix. Had 2mc before. Is this normal?

I'm 8weeks pregnant with a fetal heartbeat. sometime i feel pain and pressure in my cervix. Had 2mc before. Is this normal?

Pressure: Sorry about prior miscarriages. Pressure at eight weeks likely from pregnancy. It is good you do not have bleeding or cramps. Notify OB/GYN about symptoms. ...Read more

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Decrease in fetal movements in 34 weeks due to cough is normal?

Decrease in fetal movements in 34 weeks due to cough is normal?

Fetal movements: When you are feeling punk from a cold or cough your baby's movements tend to slow down as your activity slows down this is a normal occurence. Best of luck and feel better! ...Read more

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Feeling a sense of heaviness and mild cramping. 9 weeks pregnant. No other issues. Is my baby ok in there? A little worried. U/s at 8 wks normal hr176

Feeling a sense of heaviness and mild cramping. 9 weeks pregnant. No other issues. Is my baby ok in there? A little worried. U/s at 8 wks normal hr176

Follow up visit: We can not make any determination from this information. The ultrasound last week is highly encouraging. Cramping is a fairly common complaint in early pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is a lot of fetal movement to be expected at 18 weeks?

Is a lot of fetal movement to be expected at 18 weeks?

No: Minimal. Usually starts @ 20weeks. More movement as the pregnancy progresses. ...Read more

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3 weeks post hemorrhoidectomy and am still feeling a lot of pressure in that area. Is this normal for this point in recovery?

3 weeks post hemorrhoidectomy and am still feeling a lot of pressure in that area. Is this normal for this point in recovery?

Can be: That pressure sensation is still happening in many patients at this point after hemorrhoid surgery. It can come from spasm of the sphincter muscle and is not permanent. Maintaining soft but formed stools, usually by taking fiber, is the name of the game after hemorrhoid surgery ...Read more

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Is it normal for fetal movement to be more mellow after days of extreme fetal movement? I'm 27 week and 4 days.

Is it normal for fetal movement to be more mellow after days of extreme fetal movement? I'm 27 week and 4 days.

Yes and no: Your fetus's activity pattern will vary hour to hour and day to day - much like anyone's activity. Of course, the absence of fetal movement is very worrisome. A decrease in usual fetal activity day after day can indicate that your baby is having some significant problems. This should be evaluated by your caregiver immediately. In general, if your baby moves more than ten times/hr it is doing well. ...Read more

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When the fetal start motion in what week of pregenancy and in what week mom feel this motion?

When the fetal start motion in what week of pregenancy and in what week mom feel this motion?

Fetal movements: Fetal movements start from minute one. A fertilized egg keeps moving along the tube into the uterus until it implants. As the fetus grows, it moves. A first time mom can start her baby's movement at about 18-20 weeks and sometimes even 22 weeks. After the first baby, subsequent baby movements are felt earlier (16 weeks). ...Read more

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33 weeks pregnant and baby is moving good but just started tightening up in a ball and im feeling alot of sensation in my vaginal area. Is this normal?

33 weeks pregnant and baby is moving good but just started tightening up in a ball and im feeling alot of sensation in my vaginal area. Is this normal?

Practice contraction: Your uterus will start to have irregular contractions as you get closer to your due date. If they are irregular, hours apart, its ok. If they occur every 5-10 mins on a regular basis, go to the hospital Best Wishes Dr M ...Read more

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Is it normal to have an increase in bowel movement during second trimester?

Is it normal to have an increase in bowel movement during second trimester?

Depends on person. : Lots of women actually get constipated during pregnancy, exacerbated by hemorrhoids. An increase in bowel movements isn't necessarily a cause for alarm or something abnormal. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have menstrual like cramps during the second trimester at 14 weeks?

Is it normal to have menstrual like cramps during the second trimester at 14 weeks?

Yes: A cramping sensation can occur in any month in pregnancy. Of course what is the difference between this cramping and threat of miscarriage. Difficult question to always answer. Benign cramping in 2nd trimester is constant and not cyclical. It feels like constant pressure. If you're worried at all, though, see your doctor and ask for a cervical length ultrasound to confirm cramping is benign. ...Read more

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I am 19 weeks pregnant and am experiencing a fast heartbeat at random times. Is this normal in a low risk pregnancy? And what is the cause of this?

I am 19 weeks pregnant and am experiencing a fast heartbeat at random times. Is this normal in a low risk pregnancy? And what is the cause of this?

Fast heart pregnant: Because of the increased blood volume and the shunt of blood across the placenta you may be aware of your heart beat when pregnant. Try count it and note if it is regular or skips. If greater than 120 and or very irregular have your OB send you for a cardiologist evaluation. ...Read more