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Posted by: ang | 2008/01/07

15 weeks pregies and no movement

dear doc should i be feeling my baby 's kicking etc when i am almost 16 weeks pregnant? I am really worried as i have read that i should be feeling butterflies in my stomach already. I am only going 4 my first gynae appointment on 22nd of january for my first check up. Could there be something wrong with my baby?

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If it is your first pregnancy, you generally only feel movements by 18 - 22 weeks.

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Posted by: El | 2008/01/08

yeah it actually feels like a kick n u can see the bumps when u look at ur tummy. quite profound, i must say!!

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Posted by: ang | 2008/01/07

thanks chanty. I am relieved 2 hear that. Does it actually feel a real kick in your stomach or is it just like your stomach is making funny turns.

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Posted by: chanty | 2008/01/07

Hi there

Stop stressing, it's not good for your baby.

Some people only feel movement at 23 weeks. I felt movement at nearly 17 weeks and even then I wasnt sure it was anything. I never felt butterflies. I was just sitting one evening and the next thing I felt a spurt of tiny kicks. I had to get my sil (who already has a child) to feel and she told me that my baby was kicking!!!

I am sure everything is fine. If you feel there is something wrong, just go to the doctor anyway. It will put your mind at ease.

Good luck

chanty

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