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22 weeks no fetal movement :(
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#1 caitlin90

Posted 07 December 2012 - 03:03 PM


I have had a very active bub (I'm 22 weeks tomorrow) but when I was driving to work this morning I realised I had no movement at all since I woke up and still haven't felt a thing. Has this happened to anyone else, what was the outcome??? Is she just have an extra long nap? I am going into the antenatal clinic after work.

#2 Riotproof

Posted 07 December 2012 - 03:07 PM

Give the clinic a call.

Give the clinic a call.

#3 Batfink

Posted 07 December 2012 - 03:08 PM

I suddenly couldn't feel movement at about 27 weeks and it was because DS had turned and was kicking towards my back. I just dropped into the hospital and the midwives put on the fetal monitor just to make sure. It may be nothing but is always worth getting checked out if you are concerned original.gif

#4 zingy

Posted 07 December 2012 - 03:09 PM

Try drinking some ice cold water or eating something very sweet, like a donut.

#5 maybeonemore

Posted 07 December 2012 - 03:09 PM

Go have a big glass of something cold and sugary (like a coke) and lay down, my tip is baby will mvoe for you. If you still feel no movement then go to the clinic.

This baby is very different to my first she generally has 2 hour nap periods a few times a day but a cold drink usually wakes her up if i feel like shes been asleep too long.

My DD1 on the other hand never had a problem dont think she ever slept and still doesnt lol

Goodluck let us know how you go original.gif

#6 Rosepickles

Posted 07 December 2012 - 03:10 PM

Definitely call the clinic. You can also try having a really cold drink and sitting still, sometimes you may just miss the movements due to being busy.

#7 DM. 2012

Posted 07 December 2012 - 03:18 PM

QUOTE (zingy @ 07/12/2012, 03:09 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Try drinking some ice cold water or eating something very sweet, like a donut.

Thisis what I was going to say, particularly drinking cold water.

#8 caitlin90

Posted 07 December 2012 - 04:10 PM

I have had an apple juice, block of chocolate and plenty of cold water today. Still nothing sad.gif I did call the clinic I'm going in a couple of hours when I finish work! Thanks for your responses

#9 Orangedrops

Posted 07 December 2012 - 04:15 PM

22 weeks is still early bubs may have just changed position. Go get a quick check if you are worried.

#10 eM_Mille

Posted 07 December 2012 - 04:20 PM

The exact same thing happened to my sister last week, but she is 31 weeks. Sugary drinks did nothing so she went to the hospital where her OB advised her to go and they strapped her to the monitors and everything was perfect  biggrin.gif

All the midwives said to her it's always best to go and get checked out, don't ever feel silly.

Good luck, I'm sure it will be perfectly fine.

#11 BJBubbles

Posted 07 December 2012 - 04:44 PM

As PP's have said - 22 weeks is still quite early to worry about regular movement, but my OB said to me at 24 weeks " you know your baby best and what is normal. If something doesn't feel normal, give me a call".

So today I did - I just had my first trip to the foetal monitoring unit because of reduced movement - I'm almost 30 weeks though - but the reassurance from the CTG and a quick scan with my OB has done me wonders.

Hope you get some reassurance from the clinic this evening.


#12 FizzlingFireboxes

Posted 07 December 2012 - 07:04 PM

This happened last week to me, I'm 24 weeks and DS jumped on my belly and the baby stopped moving. Ice water and moving nothing helped. I called the midwives who were more than happy for me to go in and be checked.

Baby of course started moving 15mins after being hooked up to the monitors original.gif

#13 LovenFire

Posted 07 December 2012 - 07:14 PM

How did you go OP?

#14 bambiigrrl

Posted 07 December 2012 - 07:24 PM

i really hope everything is fine, good luck sweety

#15 Therese

Posted 07 December 2012 - 07:25 PM

I hope everything is ok OP.

#16 MrsDamonSalvatore

Posted 07 December 2012 - 07:33 PM

i hope everything is okay hheart.gif thinking of you xox

#17 my serenity

Posted 07 December 2012 - 08:48 PM

Hope all is ok

#18 Nut

Posted 08 December 2012 - 09:58 AM

When in doubt, check it out. I hope everything is OK.

At 22 weeks though baby is still very small and perhaps just changed position in such a way that you can't feel. Perhaps his/her back is to your front so all the movement is to the back.

Keep us posted please.

#19 knottygirl

Posted 08 December 2012 - 10:24 AM

crunching ice can work too, as its very loud and also cold.

#20 pinkcupcakes

Posted 08 December 2012 - 10:39 AM

hope it all turns out to be fine, op.

and i hope you get the reassurance you need.
grin.gif think positive.

#21 kpingitquiet

Posted 08 December 2012 - 10:52 AM

I hope you're alright, OP.

#22 Natttmumm

Posted 09 December 2012 - 01:50 PM

If I sit really upright and still. Close my eyes and so slow deep breathing like as if you are relaxing baby starts to move like crazy. Not sure why but it works

#23 Rolex

Posted 09 December 2012 - 05:05 PM

First time I've replied here, but I keep checking to see if you've updated, OP.  I really hope all is ok.

#24 caitlin90

Posted 09 December 2012 - 09:10 PM

Hi everyone,

Sorry for the late reply. Went into the clinic, first midwife couldn't find the heart beat so she called for a 2nd midwife (most horrible wait) then the 2nd midwife found it original.gif had a feel of my belly and looked at my notes. Apparently my placenta is to the front of my belly (something I didn't know) also bubs had her back to the front of my tummy. pheeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeew

#25 porkchop's mama

Posted 10 December 2012 - 05:57 AM

So glad OP.


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