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Iam in my fifth month pregnancy but i did not feel any fetal movement is this serious?

Iam in my fifth month pregnancy  but i did not feel any fetal  movement is this serious?

18-22 weeks: Most people will begin to feel the baby move between 18-22 weeks. If you are further along than that you should see a doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Ravi Chand
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When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Is less fetal movement common in women who are past 33 weeks of pregnancy?

Is less fetal movement common in women who are past 33 weeks of pregnancy?

No.: Decreased maternally perceived fetal activity portends poor prognosis for fetal well-being and should be promptly evaluated in the emergency room in the third trimester. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have rapid fetal movement especially near the rectum area at 22+ weeks of pregnancy?

Is it normal to have rapid fetal movement especially near the rectum area at 22+ weeks of pregnancy?

Yes: There's no such thing of the baby moving too much. In fact, the more fetal movement, the better. Painful at times for mom, but great for baby! ...Read more

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What if in 28 month pregnancy gush of water is leaked but fetal movement seems ok what to do on medical grounds?

What if in 28 month pregnancy gush of water is leaked but fetal movement seems ok what to do on medical grounds?

Go to hospital: If you are 28 weeks pregnant and you think your broke your water it is imperative that you do to the hospital right now. You need urgent evaluation. ...Read more

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I am almost into my 38 weeks of pregnancy , these 2 days I have more braxton hicks but much less fetus movement . Is it normal ? Thanks very much

I am almost into my 38 weeks of pregnancy , these 2 days I have more braxton hicks but much less fetus movement . Is it normal ? Thanks very much

Get in!: Hello, and congratulations on making this far in your pregnancy! Fetal movement is an important sign of how the baby is doing. If the baby is not moving, it is very important that you get in right now to make sure everything is ok. You can have the baby monitored and possible and ultrasound to check and see how the baby is doing. Please get in as soon as possible. Good luck! ...Read more

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Is it possible to feel fetal movement at 11 weeks? This is my first pregnancy and i keep feeling fluttering and its not gas.

Is it possible to feel fetal movement at 11 weeks? This is my first pregnancy and i keep feeling fluttering and its not gas.

Unlikely to happen: Most women who have had prior pregnancies say they notice movement about 16 weeks. First timers often note this as 20 wks. Babies are active at that point but whether you can feel it is hard to say absolutely. It may just be gas. ...Read more

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22 weeks pregnant no fetal movement? Should i be concerned plus I have no symptoms of pregnancy since the beginning...

22 weeks pregnant no fetal movement? Should i be concerned plus I have no symptoms of pregnancy since the beginning...

OB-GYN consult: I may be a bit concerned by no fetal movement.Please discuss with your attending dr. ...Read more

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Ua, us, bloodwork neg but clear fetal movement felt/skin tags, extremely tired and linea grava appeared...Whats the probabilty pregnancy?

Ua, us, bloodwork neg but clear fetal movement felt/skin tags, extremely tired and linea grava appeared...Whats the probabilty pregnancy?

I'm not an OB/Gyn : But urinalysis and blood tests for pregnancy are the best ways to determine pregnancy. Even "fetal movement" can be other things like gas or bowel function. The other "signs" of pregnancy you list are very subjective. Go with the facts; get another blood test if you really think the first one was bogus/false! ...Read more

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