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Nearly 10 weeks don't feel pregnant is this normal?

(9 Posts)
bunni26 Thu 03-Nov-16 09:05:23

I'm nearly ten weeks and i don't feel 'pregnant' is this normal? I'm waiting to have my first scan..

AGBforever Thu 03-Nov-16 09:21:23

Yes - I had the same thing and panicked as I'd previously had a miscarriage at around 8 weeks. Apparently it's to do with the placenta/umbilical cord kicking in so baby is drawing sustenance from your body differently. Not 100% sure of the medical part but just reassure you that was exactly what it felt like and its fine. I went in for an early scan to be on the safe side tho cos I was totally freaking out. Best of luck!

bunni26 Thu 03-Nov-16 09:39:00

Ah really? Thank you! I haven't had a single scan so waiting for a letter from the hospital is taking forever

AGBforever Thu 03-Nov-16 09:45:40

Is there an Early Pregnancy Unit at your local hospital? If so just call them, explain you are worried and see if they can get you in for a check

amelie427 Thu 03-Nov-16 09:56:02

I felt exactly the same - my symptoms disappeared at around 9 weeks, so I had this really anxious 'I don't feel pregnant' feeling, until the first scan. Everything was totally fine, a very wriggly baby at the scan, all test results good, and I heard the heartbeat with the midwife the other day - I am now 16+5. Everyone is different, so just try to relax as much as you can. If you're worried you can get a private scan - I considered that, but decided not to as I thought it might set a precedent for the rest of the pregnancy, and might end up worrying more. That's just me though, so do what feels right for you. Good luck xx

Mozfan1 Thu 03-Nov-16 10:03:26

I didn't know I was pregnant until 20 weeks this time round (started getting a tummy) so yeah I had no clues when I was 10 weeks

sweetchilli77 Thu 03-Nov-16 11:07:55

I didn't feel pregnant at all, i had a cheeky private scan at 7.5 just to check it was real!!! it wasn't until I've got to about 13 week that realised i did feel a bit shitty cause now feel even better smile

I think we are some of the lucky ones

JosephineMaynard Thu 03-Nov-16 11:15:29

My first two pregnancies I had next to no symptoms other than missing periods, until I started to feel movements, so both times, the pregnancy didn't feel real to me until after the first scan.

Both pregnancies resulted in babies, who are out at school / nursery at the minute, so clearly they were very real.

AudreyBradshaw Thu 03-Nov-16 12:58:44

I never felt pregnant. Still don't, I'm only reminded when I try to get up in the morning and my 37 week gut renders me tortoising on my back. But honestly, I didn't properly believe I was pregnant until about a fortnight ago later on, despite 2 nhs scans and a private one at 26 weeks. Baby is tap dancing away on my bladder as I type, try not to worry, It will all feel real at some point.

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