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Is It Normal Not To Feel My Baby Move By The 19th Week
Yes: Yes. At first the kicks you notice will be few and far between. In fact, you may feel several movements one day and then none the next. Although your baby is moving and kicking regularly, many of his jerks and jolts aren't yet strong enough for you to feel. But later in the second trimester, those reassuring kicks will become stronger and more regular. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My wife is 8th month pregnant and she cannot feel the movement but can feel the position changed by baby. is it ok or any worries?
Being pregnant: Yes. Of course. There is very little room left. ...Read more
Depends: It depends on how far along you are. Most women feel movment first at 18-20 weeks. From there until about 30 weeks fetal movements may not be regular and you may not feel them every day. After 30 weeks, you should feel your baby move every day. If you are ever worried it is easier and safer to get checked then to stay at home wondering. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
NO impossible: Way too early, that sensation is from something else normal time is 19-22 weeks to 1st feel it. ...Read more
Is it possible to feel the baby with my hand at 14 weeks and its not all movement it is a lump under my belly button to above my pelvic bone ?
21 weeks pregnant. Is it normal for the baby to be very active one day and not so much the next? Baby moved moved a lot yesterday but is quieter now
Yes: As long as the fetus is moving intermittently through the day, this is normal. Perhaps the relative decrease in activity today is due to the higher activity yesterday. ...Read more
Is it normal at 26 weeks pregnant to have a very active baby one day and only little movement the next however when on my left side she moves always?
Having mild nausea in the morning but it comes and goes but not pregnant or sexually active, and is it normal to hear your heartbeat in your ears when lying down or is it normal to see your heartbeat through your clothes .
Depends: whether your symptoms are due to an abnormality or not will depend on a full evaluation. Common causes of palpitations, tinnitus (hearing heart beat in ears) and heaves (seeing heart beat through a shirt) may be due to anxiety, hypertension, increased thyroid functioning, or increased catecholamines like adrenaline (this is a rare condition). If these symptoms continue, please see a cardiologist. ...Read more
22 weeks pregnant and baby is facing my back is it normal not to feel her move? Ultrasound show shes on a good heartbeat
Could be ok....: Usually around 20 weeks, people start feeling the baby move - but people can start felling movement before or after 20 weeks. Often patients aren't really certain what the movement feels like - some describe it like flutters. When you do feel the movement, it will not be all the time. It is good to ask your doctor questions about your pregnancy and to be informed as to what to expect. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it normal for a newborn baby to breathe at an irregualr rhythm and is it normal for their belly to move up and down drastically when they do?
Setting the system: After birth, babies system must decide how often and deep to breathe, with variation needed for changes in activity.This process produces noticeable irregularity in early breathing from fast and shallow to deep or not at all. Belly breathing is part of this transition.After the babies system sorts out the issue their breathing pattern becomes more consistent. It takes many weeks of trial and error ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it normal to feel your heartbeat in your chest all the time?? It doesn't hurt but it's always there and distracting.
Yes and no.: Heart beat in the chest is a good thing. Most people are not distracted by it. Awareness of heartbeat is generally more an anxiety issue than physiologic. Might want to have someone listen to it to make sure there is not something else going on. You should worry when it stops. ...Read more
Quite common: Some have speculated that the close position of the babies stomach to the diaphragm causes a rubbing that triggers the hiccups.This is common & generally continues on through the first months after birth. Once the child grows longer & the stomach can drop away from the diaphragm the frequency declines. It bothers mom's more than the baby. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How can you tell if the fetus is tingled up in the umbilical cord? My baby is doing way less movement than usual, and he's only on one side.
Common issue: Babies that are tangled in their cord will generally start to show evidence of distress after labor starts if the tangling begins to decrease blood flow through the cord. It is unusual for that tangling to produce any changes during the stable pre-labor period.Diminished movement late in pregnancy can reflect lack of room as kicks turn more into shuffles. ...Read more
20 weeks pregnant and baby is still in transverse position facing spine. Is this an issue? My other kids were always head down. If so how to move??
Posterior Position: Pl see attached for further info. Dont worry, most babies change position before Delivery. Try to tilt your pelvis forward, rather than back, when you're sitting. Check that your knees are always lower than your hips. This is called optimal fetal positioning (OFP) and it encourages your baby into an anterior position. It changes your posture, particularly when u are sitting down. Good Luck:). ...Read more
Unlikely to happen: Most mothers with previous pregnancies are able to detect fetal movement about 16 wks while first timers pick it up around 20. If your feeling something at 8 wks it is likely gas. ...Read more
This is my 3rd pregnancy and usually when I have an orgasm my uterus goes rock hard! lately that is not happening at all? Baby is ok with hb of 149bpm
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