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Is it always the case that you feel a 2nd baby move before your 1st?

(11 Posts)
extremelychocolateymilkroll Sat 19-Sep-09 16:27:36

I felt dd move at 18 weeks and am now 18 weeks with dc2 but haven't felt anything. I thought it was normal to feel babies move earlier in subsequent pregnancies. What have been other people's experiences?

Scorps Sat 19-Sep-09 16:28:53

With dc3 my placenta was on the front wall and i didn't feel her until about 22 weeks. Don't worry

I felt

ds1 @ 15 weeks
ds2 @ 14 weeks
dd1 @ 22 weeks
dd2 (current pg) @ 16 weeks

extremelychocolateymilkroll Sat 19-Sep-09 16:40:04

Thanks Scorps. Have had 2 mcs so don't ever really relax until baby appears!

extremelychocolateymilkroll Sun 20-Sep-09 18:39:36

Anyone else?

countrybump Sun 20-Sep-09 18:51:40

I'm now 39 weeks with my second, didn't feel any movements until about 19 weeks, and then only little flutters as my placenta is on the front. With my first I felt movements from 17 weeks.

ThePrettiestStar Sun 20-Sep-09 18:58:15

My first - 18-19 weeks
Second - 21 weeks
Third - 22 weeks - anterior placenta

I always thought as you did and was worried with my second but not so with the third.

Ivykaty44 Sun 20-Sep-09 19:00:27

1st 14 weeks
2nd 20 weeks

extremelychocolateymilkroll Sun 20-Sep-09 21:37:55

Thanks everyone. I've got my 20 week scan week after next so will hopefully get more reassurance then.

jaype Mon 21-Sep-09 12:09:40

No - have decided it depends on the baby and their personality!

No. 1 - 17 weeks
No. 2 - 22 weeks
No. 3 - 13 weeks (!), dp could feel her wriggling and kicking with his hand on my belly at 15 weeks.

Interestingly, the more wriggly baby was the quieter child. I have high hopes for this one, therefore...

didsnbump Mon 21-Sep-09 13:23:00

No. 1 - 18 weeks
No. 2 - now 19 weeks and think i might have felt something yesterday for the first time but nothing since.

MaDuggar Mon 21-Sep-09 14:52:19

DD1 - 17 weeks
DD2 - 16/17 weeks
DS1 - 20 weeks!!

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