Join the Meeting Place for Moms!
Talk to other moms, share advice, and have fun!

(minimum 6 characters)

When will I be able to feel the baby move?

I'm 13 weeks today. How much longer should it be before I can feel the baby move?

 
Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 9:44 PM on Dec. 22, 2009 in Pregnancy

This question is closed.
Answers (6)
  • 18 to 20 weeks. I felt my son move when I was around 16 weeks but with this baby Im 20 weeks and just barley started to feel her move.
    MiSs.SmOkEy

    Answer by MiSs.SmOkEy at 9:54 PM on Dec. 22, 2009

  • There is no specific time table for when you will feel the baby. A lot of times with your first pregnancy you don't notice the "tickle". I was able to figure it out once I'd been feeling the tickle several days in a row in the same spot. I was 14 or 15 wks with my first, I'm almost 11wks right now with my 2nd & I started feeling the tickle last night. Strong kicks probably won't really begin until 18 to 20 wks though. Baby has to get big enough to make an impact.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:58 PM on Dec. 22, 2009

  • Every pregnancy is different. With most of mine I felt the baby move between 3 and 4 months. Sometimes women feel it before but think it's like butterflies or gas...when it is actually the baby!!
    mamofive

    Answer by mamofive at 10:13 PM on Dec. 22, 2009

  • I'm 13 weeks too. I didn't feel my first 2 until about 20 weeks with each of them but it might be sooner this time because I am having twins. I guess it's different with every pregnancy.
    JenMarie2007

    Answer by JenMarie2007 at 10:58 PM on Dec. 22, 2009

  • It depends on the person and the pregnancy. Generally first time moms feel the baby later than moms who have already been pregnant. I personally felt my first at 15 weeks, my second at 12. I know a mom who never once felt her baby move but that is unusual. I think most women feel the baby move some time between weeks 18 and 22.
    YzmaRocks

    Answer by YzmaRocks at 8:21 AM on Dec. 23, 2009

  • usually around 16wks is when i felt my 1st child move and my second child i am prego with now i felt it move at 15wks so its all different.. ask ur dr and c what they say...
    mjsmom09

    Answer by mjsmom09 at 6:21 PM on Dec. 23, 2009

close Join now to connect to
other members!
Connect with Facebook or Sign Up Using Email

Already Joined? LOG IN