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Normal to feel movements so early on?

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mummy2000 Wed 01-Oct-08 12:05:45

Preg with my second child so i'm aware of what the movements feel like. I'm approx 9 weeks but have been feeling fluttering, movement and pressure just below my belly button which comes then eases off when i press on it. I do not know anyone that has felt anything so early on. Mum joked that i could be carrying more than one which would possibly explain having any movement? I know this all sounds silly but has anyone ever felt anything so early on or have any explanations to why i am feeling movements? I don't think i am further on than 9 weeks unless i had a period while pregnant(happened to my mother). Would appreciate your comments as i am very confused about this. Thank you x

witchandchips Wed 01-Oct-08 12:08:29

I also felt things from around 8 weeks. It can't be the baby though think it must be mini contractions or something

frazzledoldbag34 Wed 01-Oct-08 12:09:53

Trapped wind perhaps?
I felt movements (I'm sure) with my second DD from about 13 wks. At 9 wks they are still very very tiny so I guess it would be unlikely BUT you never know.........
Perhaps you are further on than you think?

furrycat Wed 01-Oct-08 12:12:40

I felt movements with ds2 at about 10 weeks. Absolutely no doubt. I told the sonographer at my nuchal scan and they said they'd heard that several times before.

mummy2000 Wed 01-Oct-08 12:13:03

Thank goodness i am not imagining it.lol!Felt as tho i was going crazy.Good to know i am not the only one that has felt something. I thought that there must be a resonable explaination to it. Maybe i am further along than i think. I wont know until my scan.

CoteDAzur Wed 01-Oct-08 12:21:07

What you are feeling is gas.

Sorry, but even if your baby was moving at 9 weeks (dubious), you wouldn't be feeling the minute movements of a fetus size of the first digit of your little finger.

witchandchips Wed 01-Oct-08 12:23:41

first smile, first laugh, first movements it always bloody wind or gas isn't it!

ImnotMamaGbutsheLovesMe Wed 01-Oct-08 12:24:27

I felt movements at 12 weeks and it was twins.

WorzselMummage Wed 01-Oct-08 12:32:41

I had a scan at 9 weeks and my baby was moving, its not dubious atall.

I am envious is you are feeling it ( 15 weeks and nothing for me ! ) although i do think its unlikely, my bean at 9 weeks was 2.3 cm or something miniscule.

CoteDAzur Wed 01-Oct-08 13:19:31

Moving, how? Flicking fingers kind of moving or kicking the tummy kind of moving?

WorzselMummage Wed 01-Oct-08 13:26:58

Doing the salsa kind of moving wink

It was just kind of flipping about like a fish, bouncing off the edges.

Apparently they only start moving at 8.5 weeks so i was quite surprised !

BabyBaby123 Wed 01-Oct-08 13:37:28

it's wind - sorry! grin

Gawain Wed 01-Oct-08 13:38:58

Thought I was mad. I'm just under 11 weeks and convinced I felt something but told myself I couldn't. I's my fourth baby so I'm guessing by what people have said I may be able to.

frazzledoldbag34 Wed 01-Oct-08 14:18:28

I guess it's impossible really to say if it's trapped wind or baby moving. But it's nice to think that you are feeling your LO doing a 'hello mummy' dance in there! Awwww.

MrsRigby Wed 01-Oct-08 14:26:41

As soon as I conceived I knew I was pregnant. I felt like something was happening inside of me and felt a vibrating sensation.

Then at 12 weeks I felt the baby move.

At 20 weeks I started to feel the baby kick and still feel it at 33+5.

According to the doctors/midwifes and science in general, I couldn't have possibly known when the baby was conceived or experienced movement/kicks as early as I did, but I know better.

Incidentally this is my first.

Trust your instincts, you probably are feeling the baby move.

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