It is normal that somedays you do not feel the baby move? I'm 6 month
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Trisha - posted on 04/03/2012
I too am 6 months & was having the same worry today. Somedays I feel my lil man move fairly regularly & today he hasnt been movin as much & I was worried. So I googled & found this thread. I am glad I did, I feel better about him now. Thanks!!
Megan - posted on 03/29/2012
I want to say thank you I'm a first time mom and I'm 6 months along and some days i feel her move like crazy and other days maybe feel her 1 or twice mainly when I get up! so thank all for some helpful information and seeing that it is normal!!!!!
Christine - posted on 03/31/2009
I'm around six months as well and yes somedays we won't feel the baby move as much. For me it's usually when I'm really busy and doing a lot of moving-my dr said that it's just relaxing for the baby, kinda like rocking them once their boring:) Congratulations btw and good luck w/ the rest of your pregnancy!!!
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Rebecca - posted on 03/31/2009
Good to see you've been given lots of reassurance. Remember, babies sleep A LOT! Any time you're worried just do a movement test (you can good this or ask your midwife/obs). Later on the movements may become more gentle because the baby will be squished in and won't be able to move as freely.
I loved all the wiggles! Enjoy them. : )
Sara - posted on 03/31/2009
You should be feeling your baby move every day at this point. Some days she may be more active than others, but you should feel her move regardless. You should try what someone else suggested, have a glass of OJ or something sugary and then lay on your side on the bed for about 30 minutes. You should feel her move in that time. If not, call your doctor! That's why you are paying him/her! And honestly, I think this is something every pregnant woman worries about, so don't worry about what people will think, if you're worried, go to the doctor, have them hook you up to the moniter and get some peace of mind.
I rarely felt my son move after 6 months and it worried me to death. I would drink orange juice and lay down like my doctor suggested and nothing! The sound of his heartbeat at my appointments was the only thing that put my mind to ease. Well, he came out at almost 10 pounds so no wonder he didn't move. He didn't have any room! I would try not to worry. Every baby is different and some aren't as active as others. My mom said I did jumping jacks on her bladder and constantly kicked her while my sister never moved. Our personalities are completely different. She's the lazy one.
Melissa - posted on 03/31/2009
I'm also 6 months pregnant, and some days I don't feel any movements, however i have noticed that the more active I am the less I notice the movements. If I go and lay down for a bit (usually on my left side) the baby will start going crazy again.
Like all things, if you are REALLY worried, then you should go and get it checked out just to put your mind at ease. They say it is also common around this stage to start stressing about the health of the baby etc etc...
Kyla - posted on 03/31/2009
As my pregnacy progressed i felt him less, maybe not so early but everyone is different, Mine was quite big so he was running out of room. You have no idea how many times i called or went up to the hospital just for my own peice of mind. I found if i layed on my back and pressed lightly he started movin around again. As long as you feel movement at least once a day, you should be fine.. If your worried go see your midwives, thats what they are there for. No hard in checkin, and if it makes you feel calmer it can only be helping!
Samantha - posted on 03/31/2009
First, Congratulations! And yes it's absolutely normal! My fear is never feeling the baby move. I've had six kids, yet every time I got pregnant, I freaked out when I'd go a while without feeling movement! Not feeling anything for a day or two is ok as long as you eventually do feel movement. Remember, you are only 6 months. There's still room in there for baby to grow. If you still aren't sure, ask your dr and nurses. Don't feel like it's a silly question. Trust me, I've asked so many times, the Dr's office knew me by my questions, I didn't have to give them my name when I called! Good Luck with your pregnancy!
Autumn - posted on 03/31/2009
the farther along you are the less room they have to move. Just make sure you sit down and check every once in awhile. if you haven't felt your baby move just sit and wait until you've counted 3 seperate kicks, or punches. It maybe it's to crowded in there or that you're busy doing alot of stuff and don't notice the movements. If you are really concerned ask your doctor. they can put your mind at ease or check on your baby for you
Jeanette - posted on 03/31/2009
I DON'T THINK IT'S NORMAL FOR THE BABY NOT TO MOVE AT ALL, BUT DON'T WORRY I'M SURE YOUR BABY IS FINE, MAYBE JUST MOVING LESS, OR LESS INTENSE & THAT'S WHY YOU DON'T FEEL IT. TRY DRINKING O.J, THEN JUST WAIT A FEW MIN. THAT USE TO MAKE MY BABIES CRAZY!!!LOT'S OF LUCK!!!!
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