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When did you feel them first??

When did you feel your first internal kicks ("quickening" i think its called)? Also, how long until they turned into external kicks?? I'm a little on the heavier side, but was able to experience my quickening earlier than some, & was wondering how long it usually takes to experience the external ones too? I've even heard some women don't feel the internal kicks before they start feeling the external, were you one of those mama's? I know we're all different, & every pregnancy is different, but sometimes it helps to just hear what everyone else experienced...

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Asked by WannabeMommy87 at 10:45 PM on May. 28, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • im 21 wks i could feel internal movements around 16-17wks and i can feel little bumps externally now and could at about 19 wks

    Answer by freshly.married at 11:11 PM on May. 28, 2009

  • Oh wow freshly.married! How exciting to feel them all so soon! Congrats mama!

    Answer by WannabeMommy87 at 11:23 PM on May. 28, 2009

  • I felt it internally for the first time around 15-16 weeks..Externally around 18 weeks..Now I feel her all the time at 22 weeks inside and out.

    Answer by Marix3 at 12:18 AM on May. 29, 2009

  • Oooh another early feeler! =) How exciting! I can't wait to feel my lil bean externally!

    Answer by WannabeMommy87 at 12:48 AM on May. 29, 2009

  • I asked a question like this recently, I addressed it to overweight moms specifically because I am about a size 22. They said they felt external kicks around 26 weeks. I have been feeling my little boy since about 15 or 16 weeks, and now am waiting impatiently for the ones my bf can feel along with me. 21 weeks Sunday!

    Answer by kitten_shuga at 1:29 AM on May. 29, 2009

  • i felt internal kick at 13 weeks and external at about 15 weeks =)

    Answer by dlepasti at 1:34 AM on May. 29, 2009

  • oh i remember your question kitten!! i have my fingers crossed that you & your bf get to feel them soon!! & wow dlepasti, thats so early! i'll be 18weeks this saturday...i've been feeling internal since about 13/14weeks....

    Answer by WannabeMommy87 at 1:44 AM on May. 29, 2009

  • i havent felt anything yet :( and im 18 weeks

    Answer by valerielehne at 12:10 PM on May. 29, 2009

  • well i heard that sometimes it can take awhile to feel anything...good luck mama, hope its soon!

    Answer by WannabeMommy87 at 2:19 PM on May. 29, 2009

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