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worried - shuld I be?

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Boblina Wed 03-Jun-09 12:27:24

I am 16 weeks pregnant (already have a beautiful baby boy) and I am really worried this pregnancy. Don't know why. Anyway, I am off on holiday on Sunday for three weeks and well I just want to set my mind at rest. I have had 2 scans already (it just happened) and baby has been summersalting and stuff, fantastic. Last scan was 4 weeks ago I am just concerned that I am 16 week and I have not felt the baby move. Is this normal? When should I get concerned? I thought you were supposed to feel the baby sooner second time round. Not seeing the midwife until the end of June. Grateful for your thoughts. xxx

slushy06 Wed 03-Jun-09 12:30:30

Some people feel baby move quicker second time. However that is due to slackned tummy muscle so you must have lovely tight toned one. I wasn't sure I could feel kicks till 18 weeks although I thought I could maybe feel them before that.

Castiel Wed 03-Jun-09 12:31:46

16 weeks is still early even for no 2.

francesrivis Wed 03-Jun-09 12:33:03

I expected to feel movement earlier with dd2 but it was the same as dd1 - around 20 weeks IIRC

midnightexpress Wed 03-Jun-09 12:33:31

I was about 22 weeks with both before I felt anything, and even after that it was fairly subdued.

Boblina Wed 03-Jun-09 12:37:05

you have near brought tease of joy. Thanks. I feel releaved. I have been worrying for a week now as magazines I have read say I should start feeling him or her. Thank you. I just wish I could feel him or her so I know they are ok. Silly really.

Castiel Wed 03-Jun-09 13:28:42

Ah, your baby hasn't read those magazines remember.

Have a fabulous holiday. Once you've got past 12 weeks and you've seen a healthy baby, the chances of anything going wrong are minuscule.

I know it's hard to relax but honestly, your baby is a little personality already. He/she will give you a good kick when the mood takes.

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