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no baby movement for almost 48hrs

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pennymarks Sat 04-May-13 04:28:30

I am exactly 24weeks and I cannot feel any movement in the last 48hrs.
I am scared as my baby is usually very active and kicking.
I have had an early miscarriage before and this is my first full pregnancy.
I called the hospital and I am due in the morning @ about 10 am ..its 3am right now. scared

Trumpton Sat 04-May-13 04:33:21

Holding your hand and hoping for good news later today ((()))

Ledkr Sat 04-May-13 04:35:38

Poor you. I must admit to a few scares like this with my last pg. it was fine though. I had a previous mc too so extra worried.
I had lots of fluid and my placenta at the front so movements could be slow sometimes.
Could you go to out if hrs or a and e it seems a while to wait.

roundtable Sat 04-May-13 04:35:59

Gosh, didn't want to leave you unanswered. Fingers crossed for you, you must be feeling frightened. Good luck, I hope it turns out to be nothing.

Sending you a hug and positive thoughts.

TwentyTinyToes Sat 04-May-13 04:36:12

If you are concerned then call the hospital back and insist on going in, stress to them that baby is usually active. Any change should be checked. I had reduced movements at 26 weeks (i think) and they refused to monitor the baby, just listened to the heartbeat. The baby is very small so difficult to get a decent trace apparently. All was well in the end. Please ring them back.

Ledkr Sat 04-May-13 04:36:29

Yes I think you should go to ooh.

mirai Sat 04-May-13 05:12:05

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

LovelyWeatherForDucks Sat 04-May-13 05:38:37

Good luck...I had a couple of scares like this. I found that once you start thinking there is no movement, your mind plays tricks on you until reassured. Sometimes my DH could feel movement even though i couldn't. Often because baby had shifted position.

Can you call your hospitals antenatal ward? They are usually good at responding to these things quickly and staffed 24/7. Failing that I second a&e / OOH - please, please don't spend the whole night worrying. No one will ever say you are being too cautious when it comes to your babies movement.

Exhaustipated Sat 04-May-13 07:09:24

Thinking of you, hoping for good news soon. I guess you've tried all the cold sugary drink/lying down still stuff?

ariane5 Sat 04-May-13 07:20:15

If I were you I would just go to hosp now.

When I was having ds2 I was told any problems up to 20 wks to go to a+e/ooh and after 20 wks go to delivery suite.
Better to get checked and put your mind at rest.

Good luck x

bonzo77 Sat 04-May-13 07:28:26

Just go now.

cogitosum Sat 04-May-13 07:34:28

I'm surprised they didn't tell you to go straight in. I had reduced fetal movement and they saw me straight away.

Almost certainly your baby has changed position and they'll put you on a HB monitor and all will be fine but you'll feel much better for having it checked out. They told me they see women every day with this and 99% it's fine but they'd much rather see you.

Thinking of you and baby x

Mama1980 Sat 04-May-13 07:35:41

Thinking of you xxx

pumpkinsweetie Sat 04-May-13 07:38:06

Thinking of you and your baby, hope you get good news this morning and hope you got to the hospital earlier than told. Like pp have said a & e might be better to set your mind to rest.
Holding hand

LittleBells Sat 04-May-13 07:46:10

Hope all is well x

Ledkr Sat 04-May-13 07:47:59

Me too op x

toffeelolly Sat 04-May-13 07:49:06

Hope everything is ok, thinking of you.

2blessed Sat 04-May-13 08:10:06

I had reduced foetal movement with ds at 26 weeks after a stressful week and house move and everything was fine. Please go and get checked.
Thinking of you with positive vibes.

JugglingFromHereToThere Sat 04-May-13 08:16:31

Thinking of you this morning Penny x

skippedtheripeoldmango Sat 04-May-13 09:03:35

Thinking about you xx

cogitosum Sat 04-May-13 10:23:43

Hope you're currently being reassured

TwentyTinyToes Sat 04-May-13 13:14:50

How are you doing OP?

pennymarks Sat 04-May-13 14:08:37

Thanks everyone.. I felt her kick on my way to the hospital. I drank some Ice cold water maybe thats why.. more relieved than anything.

toffeelolly Sat 04-May-13 14:33:25

That is good news , take it easybrew

TwentyTinyToes Sat 04-May-13 15:00:36

Oh good. Always go and get checked if in any doubt.

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