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ejclementine Fri 31-Jul-15 19:19:01

I'm 17+4 and am starting to feel little kicks. Eek! The movement can make me feel a little squirmy though and occasionally a sort of anxiety feeling. Can anyone relate?

Notapinkgirl Fri 31-Jul-15 20:28:46

Yes, I sort of don't like it but then worry when she is not kicking! At 25 weeks she kicks quite hard now too!

Doublebubblebubble Fri 31-Jul-15 22:01:42

This is normal. It is a very weird feeling. The worse bit is when they (get a bit bigger) decide to punch/kick you behind your bellybutton or right in the cervix...oooof It is just horrible and lovely at the same time. Its also nice for dh/dp to help with the bond xx

ejclementine Fri 31-Jul-15 23:02:26

I'm not looking forward to a belly button prod, haha. It's really strange - such a surreal feeling. I get a sort of sense of impending doom when it happens but I've no idea why. Just because it's so new I expect. x

toohardtothinkofaname Sat 01-Aug-15 09:31:29

I'm not sure if I've felt movement yet (still can't tell between normal bodily stuff & baby!) but have been feeling more anxious & bump feeling stranger than usual - maybe it's imminent!

bunny85 Sat 01-Aug-15 16:28:53

I know exactly what you mean - I got used to them quickly though and like them now. But wait till you can actually SEE the baby move under your bump... Now that's really surreal!

scatterthenuns Sat 01-Aug-15 16:30:14

DH hates the kicking. Freaks him out. We were spooning, and the first time it kicked it walloped him in the back.

LowlLowl Sat 01-Aug-15 19:30:42

I think the impending doom feeling is because the early flutters are similar to the stomach clenches you get from adrenaline. I find it reassuring to feel the baby move, I like it. Currently 15 wks with DC2 and I'm very impatient to feel him/her.

Having said that, I still remember the night when DS turned head down at 37 weeks. Although a relief that he wasn't in breech position anymore, it did feel like I was being disembowelled... grin grin

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