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Shaky/vibrating fetal movement

(16 Posts)
tailspin Mon 13-Nov-17 15:14:04

Has anyone else experienced this? I’m currently 28+3 and although I’ve noticed this a couple of times before, in the last 24 hours I’ve had at least 3 shaky, vibrating kind of movements that last about a second. 2 when lying down on my side. Baby is still moving lots as well. Is this something to be concerned about or is this normal?

Wooders09 Mon 13-Nov-17 16:56:20

I had this too. Not sure what on earth it was but it happened when I was having a scan at 30wks and I said to the midwife and sonographer and they didn't seem concerned at all!!

Might still be worth mentioning it at your next appointment x

GreenGoblin0 Mon 13-Nov-17 17:18:13

Yes I had this but couldn't work out what it was

DeadDoorpost Mon 13-Nov-17 17:25:03

It's happened quite a lot with mine. I always thought it was shivers despite him being lovely and warm in there.
No idea either what it is but they do really odd movements so as long as your baby isn't moving less you should be ok 😊

DappledThings Mon 13-Nov-17 17:41:06

I had this first time but not this time. Best explanation I found was that it's the baby putting pressure on a nerve somewhere that makes it feel like vibrations.

Found loads of threads where people said it was just kicks in quick succession. It definitely isn't that, definitely a vibration

Expectingbsbunumber2 Mon 13-Nov-17 17:42:51

I get this too sometimes.

TheCatsMother99 Mon 13-Nov-17 22:42:34

I'm 24 weeks and have had this the past few days. I figure baby is just wriggling to get comfy as I actually have no idea what's going on.

Mrstobe90 Tue 14-Nov-17 07:40:02

Yeh I’ve had it a couple of times and it’s so weird! No clue what it is but It’s probably normal smile

ambereeree Tue 14-Nov-17 09:28:43

I had that with my DD you'll notice they still do a little shake when they're born!

tailspin Tue 14-Nov-17 09:45:02

Thanks all, it just seems like such an odd movement in there that I got worried! Glad others experience it & seems to be nothing to worry about!!

ijustwannadance Tue 14-Nov-17 09:48:33

I get those ones that feel like shivers. Sometimes ones that feel like baby has jolted awake like you would out of a bad dream.

ChocolateButton15 Tue 14-Nov-17 10:24:38

Baby might have hiccups!

tailspin Tue 14-Nov-17 10:32:23

I’ve felt hiccups a few times quite noticeably, it’s more like shivers, or like a woodpecker - a weird vibration!

Ikabod Tue 14-Nov-17 10:43:26

I had this - it felt weird. I didn’t ask the midwife about it, worried a little bit, had the baby and she’s fine. But always ask the midwife if you’re concerned.

tailspin Tue 14-Nov-17 10:59:02

It’s 3 weeks until my next appointment so trying to figure out if I should get in contact, but then if baby is still moving about lots as usual I suppose it’s fine for now?

Expectingbsbunumber2 Tue 14-Nov-17 12:15:01

I really don't think it's anything to worry about. If your that concerned phone your midwife!

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