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im so scared

My baby has yet to kick me in a while now and im 20 weeks shouldnt he start kicking and i stay healthy i need to know i feel like crying and its driving me crazy

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devlynsmommy08

Asked by devlynsmommy08 at 3:30 PM on Aug. 24, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • He is probably kicking, you just dont feel it
    Jaydin_Makenna

    Answer by Jaydin_Makenna at 3:32 PM on Aug. 24, 2009

  • I'm 22 weeks and I feel my baby move several times a day. I would talk to your doctor. An ultra sound will show whats going on. I've also heard fuller sized women don't feel thier baby as much, but I don't know how true that is....
    momma_marian

    Answer by momma_marian at 3:33 PM on Aug. 24, 2009

  • some women dont feel the baby until as late as 23 weeks.
    Dom123123

    Answer by Dom123123 at 3:35 PM on Aug. 24, 2009

  • call your dr if you have concerns
    admckenzie

    Answer by admckenzie at 3:38 PM on Aug. 24, 2009

  • You aren't going to feel your baby kick on a regular basis at 20 weeks. You won't need to worry about counting kicks for a while.
    militarywife976

    Answer by militarywife976 at 3:38 PM on Aug. 24, 2009

  • don't worry1 i didn't feel my baby kicking everyday until 24 weeks! also the placement of the placenta can dictate that; mine was located in the front and the doctor told me that i may not feel her moving all of the time. i think it's hard to feel the baby move at 20 weeks!
    tinac79

    Answer by tinac79 at 3:39 PM on Aug. 24, 2009

  • hey my dr told me to go to the hospital im so scared
    devlynsmommy08

    Answer by devlynsmommy08 at 3:46 PM on Aug. 24, 2009

  • Wow, you have a very overcautious doctor! Alot of woman dont even feel movement at 20 weeks! I felt movement from about 14 weeks on with each of my pregnancies but there were still TONS of movements that I saw on the u/s that I didnt feel as it was happening.

    I really wouldnt worry if I were you and I would consider switching docs to one that doesnt cause you to fear even more. 20 weeks and not feeling fetal movement, IMO, is TOTALLY normal! I would be much more surprised if you felt everything
    Jaydin_Makenna

    Answer by Jaydin_Makenna at 3:55 PM on Aug. 24, 2009

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