This is my 4th baby and I'd felt my dd1 ,2 and 3 by now but not with this one ?? I know it's alive as heard the heart beat yesterday but how come I haven't felt it ???? I know I sound silly but I thought I'd ask as that's what mumsnet for xx thank you ppl xx what would I do with out you all ?? I just don't know xx
Thank you I see by doing some research I'm not e only one I feel silly think its just at my 1st scan it was a very active baby and at my 16 wk apt the midwife was shocked I still haven't felt it. Just shock me a little. But thanks for the reply xx
I haven't felt anything until 22 weeks (this is my first), but was told during the 20-week scan that my placenta is forward facing (anterior) and until the baby's big enough I won't feel anything. Felt it in the bath for the first time.
Becky an anterior placenta doesn't necessarily mean you won't feel the baby at all, but it is cushioned. With my first baby the placenta was right across the front and I didn't feel anything until around 25 weeks, but then I did feel her regularly. This time the placenta is at the front too but over to one side-I have felt her from around 22 weeks and mainly on the one side, but the kicks and wriggles I can feel are much stronger!
You may not feel him until later on but you might still feel him, try not to worry or be disappointed.
my placenta is on front wall also, my last mw appt she said she thought it might be and when i had my big scan on wed there she confirmed it was. im 22+3 today (scan says im measuring that, dates say 23). i have felt baby kicking and moving since around 20 wks. very lively baby this week, so nice to him/her wriggling away on the screen.