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32+4 movement has changed

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Alb1 Mon 11-Apr-16 15:24:44

Iv posted before on here about my movement so maybe I'm just being slightly paranoid! But Iv been in pain for a couple of weeks now, the bump just hurts loads and because baby is currently breech my ribs constantly hurt and by the evening I can't sit still because it hurts so much, and I noticed last night that the baby normally has a crazy hour and a half of moving in the evening were DH can feel my bump move or I can watch it jump around etc, but this has now stopped, not sure exactly when, it just occurred to me last night that she doesnt move in the evenings anymore, the rest of the day movement is still as it was.

So I just phoned the hospital to report this change in movement expecting to be taken in for monitoring because the midwife makes such a big deal about movement.... But nope, apparently a change in pattern is fine as baby may have moved positions.

Logically I guess baby is probably fine as she still moves fine in the day and is probably less mobile at night as I'm more active trying to get comfy! But that was the most active time of day for the baby and it's just not there any more. Am I worrying over nothing or does anyone think I should phone again and ask for another opinion in a few hours?

I think I'm just a little irritated as the midwife makes such a big deal about reporting any changes at all no matter how small, they won't even let you listen to the HB at appointments anymore because they just want you to focus on movements, but then when I do report a change i still don't get the reassurance I want confused sorry for the long post! It's not even my first DC so I have no excuse for being such a worrier blush

murphyslaws Mon 11-Apr-16 15:28:44

It happens . Baby probably just moved into a new position. The bigger they get the less movement you can feel sometimes as there is less room

Don't panic. Count kicks if still not happy insist on seeing midwife and going on a monitor.

I did drink a can of fizz very quickly this made mine move a lot and have her hiccups

MyKingdomForBrie Mon 11-Apr-16 15:31:01

You could get a private scan if mw is adamant and finances allow? You don't want to be sitting round worrying.

Artioo2 Mon 11-Apr-16 15:40:30

when I do report a change i still don't get the reassurance I want

It's worth bearing in mind that what they gave you was reassurance - verbal reassurance from a medical professional that this kind of change in movement is normal and that they're not concerned. They would bring you in for monitoring if they were at all concerned.

It could be a change in position, it could just be a change in the baby's routine of waking and sleeping. If you're still feeling movement every couple of hours, I would try not to worry.

kiki22 Mon 11-Apr-16 16:20:59

Ds was beech for a good few weeks of my 30ish weeks it totally changed his pattern then when he flipped back he was at a new patter totally different from what he had been before. Also my kicks in my current pregnancy are significantly less frequent than with ds ive been told its likely because of the way he is positioned almost all kicks are to the bladder and cervix area almost none higher up.

If you are worried keep at them until you get what you need but I think that its normal for position etc to change movement patterns.

Alb1 Mon 11-Apr-16 16:59:06

Thanks I do feel more reassured now smile think I was just being grumpy because Iv been in so much pain I'm grumpy at everything! And Iv had another day of random strangers telling me im 'huge' and look 'ready to drop' and couldn't possibly make it another 7 weeks etc, I work with public so I don't normally mind comments like theses but like I say everything makes me more grumpy at the min! Thanks all smile

kiki22 Mon 11-Apr-16 18:26:39

Those comments are the worst I got them with ds constantly "are you sure its not twins" "yes now fuck off" this time its a million comments about how small I am people just like to get their bit in. I hope you feel better soon pregnancy can be hard going

Alb1 Sat 30-Apr-16 14:42:34

Sorry if this upsets anyone or is unhelpful but I had to come back and update as this thread is playing on my mind...

Turns out my baby had developed a problem, if I'd have gone in for monitoring that day maybe it would have been picked up in time but unfortunately by the time we realised this week it was too late and our baby has now died. My far too big bump was too much fluid and the movements had changed as the baby's heart was starting to struggle. If someone had have listened in to the heartbeat at the right time our story would have been very different.

So I just had to update incase anyone searches or this thread in the future and isn't satisfied with the 'reassurance' that a change is normal, our story is a rare one but does happen, if your not sure keep pushing, as many times as it takes and get checked

Panther79 Sat 30-Apr-16 14:58:44

Oh Alb I am so so sorry. My heart broke reading your update. I am really sorry. Please know that it isn't your fault. I hope you have real life support right now. I am sending you so much love and hugs. flowers

cheapredwine Sat 30-Apr-16 17:35:15

Oh God Alb I am so desperately sorry flowers

Blue2014 Sat 30-Apr-16 17:40:16

I'm so sorry for your loss,

I think you are incredible to come back to update to help others, it's honestly one of the kindest things I've ever heard.

ItsTimeForANewUserName Sat 30-Apr-16 17:43:19

I'm so sorry to hear of your loss Alb flowers.

I wanted to say how very brave you are to come back on here to update. The importance of trusting your instinct with movements will, I am sure, help others.

I hope you are getting the support you need right now xxxx

Beansprout30 Sat 30-Apr-16 22:00:55

So sorry to read this flowers

positivity123 Sat 30-Apr-16 22:22:03

I am so sorry for you. That is truly terrible and my heart goes out to you xx

SerenityReynolds Sat 30-Apr-16 22:27:25

So, so sorry for your loss flowers. You are amazing for sharing your heartbreaking experience here to help others xx

WellErrr Sat 30-Apr-16 22:36:43

I'm so so sorry for your loss flowers

silverstar77 Sun 01-May-16 23:50:08

So sorry to hear. Hope you have lots of support around you and thanks for updating. This will surely help others flowers

cheekymofo Mon 02-May-16 00:38:51

I'm so very sorry x

bessie84 Mon 02-May-16 10:15:45

sending massive hugs to you all xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

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