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Reduced movement 37 weeks

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babsie007 Sat 04-Jan-14 21:18:44

I have noticed a significant drop in movement today from little bubs - she is still moving but nowhere near as much as she has done.

I have had tea sweetened with sugar as this gets her going, are a meal tonight, has a chocolate cookie (she really likes those!!!) and also some cheesecake and she just doesn't seem too bothered!!

Should I be worried about this or can it be normal for her to be having some quiet time? Last time this happened (I hadn't felt her move all morning for about 4/5 hours), I called the hospital and they said they wouldn't usually worry until a 24 hour period has passed with no movement?!?! I found this really odd but this is my first so also aware I might be over-reacting.

babsie007 Sun 05-Jan-14 10:57:32

I will definitely get back in touch with them if I don't feel that things are right. Initially last night I just felt like I was wasting their time (even though it's the first time I have been over with an issue!!), but they were really very good and understanding. I feel much more comfortable about contacting them again.

FlossieTreadlight Mon 06-Jan-14 11:37:24

How are things babsie?

babsie007 Mon 06-Jan-14 12:11:57

Really good! She was still very quiet for most of yesterday and I thought I would have to go back over, but she seemed to perk up by about 3pm (after my roast dinner!!) and I have had plenty of movement from her since. Some of the movements aren't as pronounced but I guess that's to be expected if she's running out if space, but I can feel her having a good wriggle in there.

I feel like I want her here so I can stop worrying, but I know once she gets here that I will be just as worried about her.

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