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cheeky · 21/04/2003 11:30
I have one child and when I was pregnant I couldn't wait to start feeling foetal movements. Then very early on I started feeling strange fluttering at just about 8 weeks if I remember correctly, might even have been sooner. I assumed it was my imagination and it was because I wanted to feel them so desperately.
Around 17 weeks I felt something that I was sure was the real thing so when people asked me when the foetal movements started I said around 17 weeks. However, at 19 weeks I felt a really strong movement that made me jump so I'm not sure if that was the first one. The ones at 17 weeks had seemed very similar to the other sesations at 8 weeks.
Now I'm convinced that only the big ones that made me jump were the real ones as I have continued feeling the little ones ever since I gave birth! I guess it must be bowel movements, I feel them all the time now. Has anybody else experienced anything similar?
snowqueen · 21/04/2003 13:50
Cheeky, as soon as I gave birth I felt lots of movement - I wondered if there was another baby in there that hadn't been discovered during antenatal checks! Like you, I have carried on feeling them ever since. It must be bowel movements but you wonder why you never felt them before you got pregnant don't you?
pie · 25/04/2003 18:26
I have these feelings too, really strongly since the about 2 years ago when I started to get broody.
The thing is I'm still haveing them, like under my ribs and I'm only 15 weeks pregnant so theres no way. I've had a couple of dreams where something has been pushing on my stomach all Alien style and it has woken be up and my stomach is sore.
Can't wait until the real thing starts....actually yes I can I think it will hurt more.
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