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First Movements??

I have heard that you can feel the baby move as early as 12 weeks, well i am past that and still waiting for even the smallest movement, i know it is different for everone. When did everyone start to feel their baby move???

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Asked by Anonymous at 1:41 PM on Nov. 11, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • you dont feel it until your like 6 months along

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:42 PM on Nov. 11, 2009

  • I would wait until about 20 weeks. If it happens sooner, great!

    "Usually, quickening occurs naturally at about the middle of a pregnancy. A woman pregnant for the first time (i.e. a primiparous woman) typically feels fetal movements at about 20-21 weeks, whereas a woman who has already given birth at least two times (i.e. a multiparous woman) will typically feel movements around 18 weeks.[4]"

    Answer by doulala at 1:45 PM on Nov. 11, 2009

  • i think around 19 weeks, but i can't remember. before then--nothing. around 19 weeks (if i remember right) it just sort of felt like a pinky twitching in my belly. :)

    Answer by Stefanie83 at 1:56 PM on Nov. 11, 2009

  • I felt my son around 20-21 weeks...if this is your first pregnancy you wont feel the baby until around the time you can find out the sex.

    Answer by mamie2shoes at 1:59 PM on Nov. 11, 2009

  • You will most likely feel the baby move (even if its just alittle) between 16-20 wks. I personally felt them moving around 17-18wks. I think it all depends on your size too, if you have more weight around the middle you might not feel it as soon. Just be patient :)

    Answer by KaRaBaSsEtT at 2:00 PM on Nov. 11, 2009

  • mine just started last week at 18wks the first few days i didnt know what it was i thought my stomach had issues lol..then it dawned on me hahaha..this is my first pregnancy thou..and i have stopped feeling mine during the day alot and its more at night good luck and i hope you feel ur baby soon!

    Answer by jorjiegirl at 2:31 PM on Nov. 11, 2009

  • I can't really remember with my first pregnancy but I am almost 18 weeks with my 2nd and I still haven't felt anything.

    Answer by mommytobrooke at 9:44 PM on Nov. 11, 2009

  • I started feeling a little movement around 15 months but at 18 months is when I really started to feel it. Everyones different though.

    Answer by Fairy_Wings at 10:35 PM on Nov. 11, 2009

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