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Could I be feeling my baby already?

(13 Posts)
bumblebee86 Thu 14-Jul-16 20:35:04

I'm 15 weeks and when I lay in bed at night on my back, I feel like I can feel what I can only describe as heart beat type pulses in my tummy, like inside. Could this be the baby or am I just sending my own heartbeat because I'm laying quiet and still and concentrating on it?

MrPoppersPenguins Thu 14-Jul-16 20:37:30

It's probably the pulse in your Aorta (biggest artery in the body). If it feels rhythmical it's probably that.

Embarrassment2016 Thu 14-Jul-16 20:39:26

Felt all of mine at 15 weeks so it's possible-i was told it is more common if you're very slim. It's a very distinctive feeling so if it's something you've not felt before then it's probably baby moving !

CointreauVersial Thu 14-Jul-16 20:40:51

I certainly felt mine at 15/16 weeks, so you're not far off.

Most probably it's wind. grin

KayTee87 Thu 14-Jul-16 20:53:04

I felt a couple of flutters around 15/16 weeks when I was in the bath one day.

bumblebee86 Thu 14-Jul-16 20:54:51

How would you describe the flutters feel?

Jodie1982 Thu 14-Jul-16 21:38:21

I've never felt a flutter sensation. More of a poke inside your tummy.

Liska Thu 14-Jul-16 21:42:26

If it's rhythmic pulses it probably is an artery i think. I felt mine at about 15 or 16 weeks, though - everyone said it would feel like butterflies but it felt more like butterflies with hobnail boots on.

KayTee87 Thu 14-Jul-16 21:43:04

Just like butterflies and pops that lasted a couple of weeks then onto proper pokes etc now at 38+5 massive belly juddering movements grin

mypropertea Thu 14-Jul-16 21:45:33

I felt my baby at 15 weeks. Felt like rain drops on a tent... Then like a gold fish when it got bigger lol

Roomba Thu 14-Jul-16 22:50:03

That sounds just like the first movements I felt with DS - and I was 13 weeks so it's definitely possible that is what you are feeling. It got stronger and by 16 weeks other people could feel it from the outside. I was very skinny back then though, not sure if that makes a difference?

smellsofelderberries Fri 15-Jul-16 10:21:11

It's your pulse if it's rhymithic. I get the same feelings and it does feel similar to kicks sometimes, but the kicks are much more erratic, even now at almost 23 weeks.

IfAtFirstUDontSucceed Fri 15-Jul-16 18:21:50

I felt DS from about 15 weeks. I was semi-lying on my tummy in bed and it felt like someone was flicking me from the inside.

There was no question what it was, and it continued to feel like that for a few weeks after.

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