When did you start feeling movement? What # child is this for you?
With my first, it was about 17-18 weeks when I felt movement. I swear with the other 3 it was more like 14 weeks for those first flutters that I was sure about. This time there have been once or twice I think I may have felt a flutter but haven't been able to tell. I am about 15 1/2 weeks now, so I worry that I should be feeling more with this being #5. Especially because the 2-3 times I think I may have felt something, I couldn't be sure if it was fluttery baby movements or maybe just digestion wiggles :/ I go in next Monday for my 16 week appointment, but it feels like so long from now when I'm worried about it. We haven't even told the kids yet because I have been worried. We will tell them Monday night if the appointment goes well.
This is my second baby. With DS I started feeling something at 16 weeks, but wasn't sure until a couple of weeks later.
This time, nothing, no flutters, no bubbles, nowt! I sometimes feel a hard lump pressing against my skin, and I assume that's the baby because it happens where I know the baby is. I thought because I didn't feel anything yet perhaps I had a placenta in front, but it's not. The scan on Friday showed that it was at the back and the top.
No idea where the placenta is--they didn't tell me at my 12 week appointment. I had a quick u/s to confirm dates, but that was it.
But you guys are making me feel better that I haven't felt anything definite. I worry so much--pregnancy turns me into a paranoid mama. Having had 4 m/c doesn't help the paranoia either--though all of them were before 12 weeks. My neighbor though had a good appointment at 16 weeks and a week later miscarried so I know it happens and it stresses me out. I was also about 15 lbs lighter starting my other pregnancies where I felt baby sooner--maybe that extra fluff doesn't help things. I was still losing baby weight from my 19 month old when this one surprised us.
With DS (my first), I felt little fluttery movements around 18 weeks or so and that was my first time knowing for sure it was baby. This time around (#2), I have been feeling little jabs and pulse like movements for the past couple weeks that I'm not really sure if it is baby or other stuff because I anticipated having the fluttery movements like before. So I'm being my own worst skeptic right Baby may be tap dancing and shadow boxing away in there and I'm just having a hard time calling it for sure.
-HUGS- It's ok we all get nervous over stuff. I wouldn't be too worried. I started feeling flutters about 3 weeks ago. Then they stopped for 2 weeks and now I am starting to feel some movement again. With my First son I didn't feel anything until about 25 weeks. I don't know how you have kept quiet this long about the pregnancy! Your wonderwoman!
I don't know how you have kept quiet this long about the pregnancy! Your wonderwoman!
We have told our siblings and parents and a few close friends. But not everyone. So outside of our siblings and parents, about 7 people know. After our kids know on Monday, I'm sure everyone else will--which includes a large church congregation and all the kids school friends and parents LOL.