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Posted by: Sema | 2004/02/02

Baby Movements

Hi
I'm 8 months pregnant. I often feel baby movements that feel like heartbeats. I know that they can't be heartbeats as they're 2 slow for a baby's heartbeat & I can see my tummy move when I feel the movements, i.e. they are more forceful than heartbeats. Has anyone else experienced this because I'd really like to know what my baby is doing when I feel this type of movements.
Thanks

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Probably moving its arms or legs.

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Posted by: Sema | 2004/02/03

Thanks Belle and Kippie. You've just taught me something.

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Posted by: Kippie | 2004/02/02

I also experienced it in my previous pregnancies, they are hiccups!

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Posted by: Belle | 2004/02/02

Hi Sema

I used to feel this often. Apparently the baby is hicupping (dont know the spelling) from the diaphram etc developing.

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