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I am 24 weeks pregnant and feeling fetal movements daily..But i want to know how much baby movement to be felt normally at this stage?

I am 24 weeks pregnant and feeling fetal movements daily..But i want to know how much baby movement to be felt normally at this stage?

Any movement is ok : Movement at 24 weeks is normal, without counting. At 28 weeks, i would want at least 15 movements per day in general. ...Read more

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24 weeks pregnant, from which week onwards i need to track the baby movement daily?

Fetal movement: Starting from 24 weeks on, fetal movement is pretty consistent. You should feel several kicks throughout the day. They do sleep so they may be quiet for a few hours. If you're ever concerned, lay on your side , turn on some music, drink something and track movements for 30 minutes . You should feel the baby move at least 3 times within 30 minutes. If you feel 3 kicks right away, "a-ok". ...Read more

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Iam 24 weeks pregnant and i want to know how much baby movement should be felt by me every day at this stage and I have a posterior placenta..

Fetal movements: Normally, you should be fully aware of your baby movements at this time. You should be able to feel your baby daily. Later on at about 28 weeks, you can do fetal kick counts. 5 in an hour or 10 in 2 hours is considered normal. ...Read more

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I am 24 weeks pregnant and my baby has been moving a lot since yesterday... Is there a such thing as too much fetal movement? Should I be concerned?

I am 24 weeks pregnant and my baby has been moving a lot since yesterday... Is there a such thing as too much fetal movement? Should I be concerned?

No worries: Fetal movement is important. It is difficult to determine what is "excessive", but more is always better than less. If you are concerned, then check with your obstetrician. Congratulations, and good luck! ...Read more

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I am 24 weeks pregnant ..........I have a boy......And I am experincing only few light movements ....Is that a problem ....Is my baby healthy or not?

I am 24 weeks pregnant ..........I have a boy......And I am experincing only few light movements ....Is that a problem ....Is my baby healthy or not?

Sounds okay: Not everyone notices vigorous movement at 24 weeks. This evening try resting in a quiet place. You'll usually feel movement within 30 to 40 minutes. ...Read more

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It's hurt to breathe I'm 24 weeks pregnant and I feel like I have something stuck in my right chest. It hurts with any movement or breath I take? HELP

It's hurt to breathe I'm 24 weeks pregnant and I feel like I have something stuck in my right chest. It hurts with any movement or breath I take? HELP

ER: Go to ER immediately for evaluation. Pregnancy does lead to an increased risk of thromboembolic disease such as pulmonary embolism. There are other conditions that will also need to be checked out . ...Read more

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Hey im 24 weeks pregnant and i stopped smoking weed about 3 weeks ago .. Will it be out of my system and my babies by the time i have her ... ?

Hey im 24 weeks pregnant and i stopped smoking weed about 3 weeks ago .. Will it be out of my system and my babies by the time i have her ... ?

Weed: The danger to your baby has already occurred in the first trimester of your pregnancyAfter delivery you will be able to determine if any damage to your baby has occurred ...Read more

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