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seeing and feeling baby 15 weeks?

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GalaxyDefender2012 Wed 01-Mar-17 11:01:44

I am 15 weeks today with my first and am slightly disappointed that I am not showing at all nor can I ever feel the bubble like movements of baby that I've read about at this stage. But for the last sort of 3-4 weeks I occasionally (usually as I'm settling down to sleep at night) get a kind of gentle pushing/cramping feeling in lower abdomen almost as if some one is pushing slightly on my stomach area below the belly button. It's not painful at all but just not a feeling I am used to with this being my first. When this happens I put my hand on my stomach and can always feel a hard bump about the size of an apple and can see the bump slightly sometines too as I am quite thin especially when laying down. It usually passes after about 10 minutes and the bump goes back in and the feeling goes away. Am wondering is that baby I can feel? Or is it just a cramping and tightening of the muscles?

beck3001 Wed 01-Mar-17 11:28:42

I think that's your uterus you can feel.. sometimes it can move. I show more the longer I've been awake but in the morning before I pee it's a really hard huge lump as you explain under my belly button.. sometimes one sided more than the other! Strange but definitely there. I'm 16+4. I think it's weird because your bloating goes away so you feel small again!

Orangebird69 Wed 01-Mar-17 11:34:34

I didn't have any bump as such til nearly 5 months and didn't feel any bubbles etc til 3 weeks, although I had an anterior placenta which can stop you feeling things moving sometimes. At 15 weeks baby is still so tiny. It'll be kicking you inside out before you know it!

Orangebird69 Wed 01-Mar-17 11:34:52

23 weeks, not 3! 😂

GalaxyDefender2012 Wed 01-Mar-17 13:26:30

Yeah it's strange, my othe rhalf had his hand on my belly and i said "get off you're pushing in too hard" anf he was all like "I haven't even moved I think you'll find that lump is pushing into me!" 😂😂 sometimes its way way down on bikini line area haha and other times its up next to my belly button usually on the left side. It is strange. Bit disappointing that it isn't my lil bubba I can feel haha. turns out I've been crooning over my uterus for the past month 😂😂😂

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