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Felt Baby Move
Not immediately...: But I would get in touch with your Obstetrician tomorrow for an ultrasound, just to be safe. Never hurts to be extra cautious. ...Read more
I'm 17w pregnant, thought I felt baby move 4 days ago but haven't felt anything since, should I be concerned?
Now 20 weeks, i felt baby move @17th week. And daily feeling baby only once or twice strong(few days light) when i take rest, is it normal at this stage?
Probably : At this stage the baby is still very small and you might not feel many of the movements. There is still plenty of room inside the uterus so movements are not felt as strongly. As the baby gets larger and there is less room the movements are felt more. If you ever have a concern your provider can easily confirm the heartbeat is adequate. You may be able to stimulate by playing music. ...Read more
I Am 23 Wks Pregnant. Ever Since I was 16wks I Felt Baby Move A whole Lot. Just Yesterday I Felt Less And Now Too. Should I Go Get It Checked Out?
Yes: Since you are concerned enough to write this question, then have your treating OB MD examine you and the fetus. ...Read more
16wks4days pregnant with 2nd baby. Still haven't felt baby move. Should I be worried? When do women normally feel movement?
Don't worry: There is a lot of variation as to when women first feel their babies move. Usually it's between 16-20 weeks, and usually a little later for first pregnancies than subsequent pregnancies. ...Read more
Im almost 36 weeks and my stomach keeps tightening then releases very uncomfortable and havent felt baby move really at all today should i be worried?
Contact your ob: Please contact your OB ASAP. Very concerning that your baby's movements have decreased. You also may be experiencing contractions. ...Read more
19wks pregnant.Felt baby [email protected] wks.Thn it gradualy increasd but for past 2day its not strong , its very gentle & jus feel my tummy move slight.Is ok?
A bit early : The perception of fetal movement begins around week 20. Most can feel about five movements per hour. If you want to confirm all is ok then schedule a visit with your obgyn. ...Read more
Yes: There is much variation among women as to when they feel the baby move. Almost all women will feel movement by 20 weeks. ...Read more
I am 19 weeks n 1day i felt my baby move everyday since feb14 n today i haven't felt him is that ok ?
I have not felt my baby move and im about 16 weeks but with both my boys i felt them as early as 3 months.?
Hi there pregnant with second child am 18 weeks and haven't felt the baby move yet should I be worried ?
No: It is not uncommon for a woman not to feel fetal movement by 18 weeks gestation. There are many reasons for this. I wouldn't worry about it yet. ...Read more
Im 20 weeks and 2 days and haven't felt my baby move yet and I have my ultrasound in 3 days can there be something wrong? With my first son i felt him instantly at 20 weeks and felt him every day till il had him
Babies : Babies typically start moving around between 16-24 weeks. If your baby was moving, then it is crucial you let your doctor know if there is a decrease in baby movement activity. It is better to be safe than sorry. Also, going forward, keep a log of baby kicks per day and document them.This is a great way to note any changes in activity. ...Read more
What trimester?: 3rd trimester- tell your OB promptly.Get a more detailed answer ›
Last 2 weeks i felt my baby move a few times a day. Now 24weeks an i don't feel her as much as befor. Why is that?
Baby resting: As long as there is movement, all is well. Babies aren't machines -their activity varies from time to time, just like grown ups. ...Read more
Hi i'm a little worried all day today i haven't felt my baby move i'm 9 month n all i felt was a small kick 3 hours ago what should I do?
Drink coffee: If no response, contact your doctor.Get a more detailed answer ›
Ask your OB: You really need to speak to your ob. If the answer is not satisfactory, express that the answer is not addressing your concerns. If no more info is forthcoming, seek a second opinion from another ob. Do not deal with this on a message board. ...Read more
I am 24weeks and I haven't felt my baby move in 3days should I be worried ? When will movement be consistent ? me being emotional and crying the prob?
Call your OB: This is a call we do get fairly frequently in OB. Even though its the weekend, I would call your OB providers office and speak to him/her or whoever is on call. Most times everything is fine and you are just not aware of the movement, but more than likely your OB will have you get some fetal monitoring to check on things. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer