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Should I be concerned if I am not feeling fetal movements at 28 weeks?

Should I be concerned if I am not feeling fetal movements at 28 weeks?

See below: Some mothers do not feel the child move until late into the pregnancy. Your OB doctor should be able to check fetal heart tones and movement. This can be done via ultrasound to get a really good idea of movement. Talk to your OB doctor to express your concerns. ...Read more

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I'm 28 weeks are the fetus movement gonna be felt harder then the other movements. Can the movements sometimes be slight?

I'm 28 weeks are the fetus movement gonna be felt harder then the other movements. Can the movements sometimes be slight?

Maybe: Intrauterine fetal movement varies in strength and duration. As your pregnancy increases in size, there is less room in the uterus for the fetus to "move around" and therefore the intensity of the movements may change. As long as fetal movement of any kind can be detected, then all is good as a parameter of fetal health. ...Read more

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My wife is very worried about her future baby because her fetus (28 weeks) is not showing any movement on her left arm on a 4d echography, should we b?

My wife is very worried about her future baby because her fetus (28 weeks) is not showing any movement on her left arm on a 4d echography, should we b?

Talk to MD: Babies have sleep and wake cycles while in the uterus. Sometimes they sleep during sonograms and it appears that they are not moving but wake a a later time. Talk to your md about what was and was not seen during sonogram ...Read more

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I'm 28 weeks pregnant and I wanted to know should I be concern if I feel a lot of fetal movement ?

I'm 28 weeks pregnant and I wanted to know should I be concern if I feel a lot of fetal movement ?

No: Fetal movement is a good thing. As long as you don't have any vaginal bleeding or discharge, excessive fetal movement is not concerning. ...Read more

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What number of fetal movents am I meant to feel within 2 hours at 28 weeks?

What number of fetal movents am I meant to feel within 2 hours at 28 weeks?

It varies: The baby "sleeps" or is more active at different times and unless we are doing a Non stress test then any perceived fetal movement by the mother is great on a regular basis. ...Read more

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I am 38 yrs old, pregnant with my 2nd with 36 weeks. Since yesterday I am feeling less fetal movements. Is this normal ?

I am 38 yrs old, pregnant with my 2nd with 36 weeks. Since yesterday I am feeling less fetal movements. Is this normal ?

Kick counts: If you can feel ten fetal movements (of any kind) during one hour of paying attention, then you are ok. If you can't perceive that many movements, call your doctor. ...Read more

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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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I am 21 weeks pregnant and getting increasingly anxious about feeling fetal movement. I think I feel something slight but I am never sure. Pls Advice!

I am 21 weeks pregnant and getting increasingly anxious about feeling fetal movement. I think I feel something slight but I am never sure. Pls Advice!

It will get stronger: Be sure to have regular check ups with your ObGyn, but as the baby grows you will feel it more & more. In fact, soon, when you are sleeping, you may wish it was not so strong! ...Read more

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25 weeks pregnant with anterior placenta. How much fetal movement should I be feeling?

25 weeks pregnant with anterior placenta.  How much fetal movement should I be feeling?

Cannot answer well: Anterior placenta may interfere with you feeling your fetus as well as someone whose placenta is not anterior . You should still appreciate some movements ...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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I have decrease in fetal movement or no movement at all, should I be concerned?

I have decrease in fetal movement or no movement at all, should I be concerned?

Fetal movements: Absolutely you should be concerned if the fetal movement decreases or there is no movement at all. Moms usually start to feel fetal movement at about 20-22 weeks. There are different ways to monitor fetal movement- some use the criteria of 10 movements in 2 hrs, others may use 4 movements in 1 hr. If you feel that your baby is moving less or not moving at all, contact your health care provider. ...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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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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My wife is 30 weeks pregnant with sharp pelvic pressure should we be concerned? Note: increased fetal movement past 2 days

My wife is 30 weeks pregnant with sharp pelvic pressure should we be concerned? Note: increased fetal movement past 2 days

Call your doctor: Please call your doctor and discuss it with them. I am not concerned about the increased movement, but if she has pain/pressure, it could be a sign of early labor. She needs her cervix checked. ...Read more

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Can you tell me is fluid around the fetus brain at 28 weeks dangerous?

Can you tell me is fluid around the fetus brain at 28 weeks dangerous?

Brain: At 28 weeks it is early to say if this fluid is a concern, if the fluid continues to increase during the pregnancy then that is more of a concern and will need evaluation by a pediatric neurosurgeon. ...Read more

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Can a fetus's head face down in 28 weeks of pregnancy?

Can a fetus's head face down in 28 weeks of pregnancy?

Yes: At 28 weeks, a woman is in her last trimester, the fetus can definitely begin to position itself for a vertex or head first delivery. ...Read more