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Posted 28 August 2012 - 02:20 PM
HI all, i'm 17.5 weeks but haven't felt bubs yet. I know that they say it'll be a bit later for first time mums, and I'm definitely looking forward to when I do! Just wondering if anyone has started feeling anything yet, or still excitedly waiting like me?
Posted 28 August 2012 - 04:02 PM
I'm 17 weeks too and have felt small flutters but I have had 2 kids already so thats probably why.
I read some where that first time mums usually start to feel movement around 18- 19 weeks? Was so long ago with my first, he turns 9 in Oct, so I can't remember how far along I was.
Have you had a scan yet? If its worrying you, you could always ask your Dr/ Midwife to let you hear bubs heart beat =D
Posted 28 August 2012 - 04:29 PM
Thanks! Yep, I've had a scan but that was at 12 weeks for the NT scan. It's been a while! My GP did a very quick 2 min scan when I saw her two weeks ago as I told her I was worried about bubs given that I didn't have a followup since having CVS done. Bubs was moving all over the place then so it gave me a peace of mind! I've not felt anything yet though so can't help feeling anxious! My 20 week scan's penciled in for next Friday so I can't wait!
Posted 29 August 2012 - 05:23 PM
I know its hard but try not to stress I'm sure bubs is fine!
20 week scan! Yay how exciting
Being your first, if you get to worried before then feel free to go to the Dr or Emergency and ask them to let you here bubs. They are used to first time Mums, not to mention second and third , coming in and asking them. It's perfectly normal to be worried
Posted 30 August 2012 - 01:35 PM
I am nearly 18 weeks and have starting feeling definite movements and pokes this week. It is so cool! I'm sure thats what it is as it feels very different to anything else, and is like a little popping feeling near the surface which is how some people have described it.
Its only quite faint, but just about an hour ago I felt a definite kick. My DH is jealous as he wants to feel it My 20 week scan is in just under 2 wks and cannot wait.
Posted 31 August 2012 - 01:25 PM
I have felt a few odd flutters but this is my third and placenta is right at the back. With number 2 I didn't feel anything until after 20 weeks. Don't worry
Posted 01 September 2012 - 03:34 PM
I'm 15 weeks and a few days ago felt the little 'fluttery moth' feeling which was very exciting. May not be bubs but it wasn't a feeling I had felt before so I'm going with yes!
Can't wait to feel all the kicking that will be coming soon
Posted 19 September 2012 - 08:19 PM
It's my first too and I just started to feel something around 18 weeks - I read it depend where your placenta is, think mine is at the back. Today feels like there is a little frog in there (that's normal right? lol). I'm sure you'll feel it soon...
Posted 24 October 2012 - 06:25 PM
I've been feeling things for awhile now - this is baby 3, so early is fairly common. But the last two-three weeks it's gone from a tickling feeling to full on kicks! My husband felt it with his hand, even through all my fat, this week! Exciting.
At my scan the other day the sonographer said it's the most active baby she's ever seen, damn thing just NEVER stops.
Of course, when it does stop moving for awhile, I start wondering if it's died and panic until I get another massive kick
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