I am nearly 18 weeks pregnant and apart from the usual pregnancy issues like not sleeping/back and hip pain etc all seems to be going well so far.
This is my 4th baby and although I know that each pregnancy is different, this time around, movements are completely different.
During my previous pregnancies I would first feel baby move around 17/18 weeks - starting with feeling that very light fluttering sensation on a regular basis, then as time went on movements would feel more defined - until the obvious blunt kicks etc....
This time, I have experienced 'no fluttering sensations at all!' However... instead, I just get 'occasional' defined 'prods' from inside. I dont get them on a regular basis like I used to with the previous pregnancy 'fluttering', and I cant yet feel them from the outside. When midwives have listened in, babys heart beat is regular and strong and they usually get a kick and plenty of movement sounds - however, Should I be worried that I dont feel them regularly yet or that they are different from my others?
Just wondered if anyone is/has experienced the same or if your movements have been completely different in previous pregnancies xx
This is my 3rd, though with quite a break inbetween
The bubs movements have been very different for me this time.
Previously I felt flutters around 15-16 weeks that grew stronger into bumps and kicks then later full body movement and feeling body parts from the outside.
This time, the first movements were bumps and pokes which started early but have just gotten regular over the last 2 weeks, however I have been able to feel body parts for a while now which seems early and strange. Usually I guess it's the back or rump pressing out
wow! body bits already! maybe he/she justs to make a point of saying hey mom im here
My youngest is 8 so been a big gap between this one and her... I kind of forget what to expect sometimes so its nice to hear how other mums to be are finding movements/when and what kind etc xx
With my first it felt like he was tickling me from the inside, then he was non stop movement during the day. Thousands of kicks and punches all day and high in my belly. This one started with more of a fluttering feeling. She kicks down low, not usually high. I only feel her sometimes. Maybe 100-200 times a day. They are completely different than what I felt with my son. Maybe because this one is a girl, I don't know.
This is my first, but I never got the "flutters". When I first felt baby (17 weeks 6 days) it was full on kicks and by the second day you could feel them on the outside. I definitely was not expecting this, especially since it was my first. Now it's like nonstop movement and kicking.
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