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December 19th, 2012, 04:31 PM
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So I was just sitting on the couch with my hand laying on my bump, and I felt a little thunk! I'm almost positive it wasn't gas this time. I heard the first movements are more like flutters, not thuds lol. Does this sound right? This is my first pregnancy so I have no idea what to look for. If it was first movements, how frequently would I feel them? I'm sitting here just saying "Come on baby, do it again!" Opinions?
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December 19th, 2012, 05:08 PM
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I thought I've felt little flutters a couple of times over the past week, but I can never seem to feel it twice in a row. Hopefully they will be more active soon!
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December 19th, 2012, 05:17 PM
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It was probably the baby saying hello.
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December 19th, 2012, 05:29 PM
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I dont really know because Im not very good at this kind of stuff, I didnt feel my son till like 22 24 weeks and I remember waiting and waiting and wondering if I would give birth to him without ever feeling him inside me. I just felt Cashew the other day but this is baby 2 for me so I know what to look for. Just know when you do know, itll be stronger as baby gets bigger what an amazing feeling it is. I was so in love after feeling Cashew this week
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December 19th, 2012, 06:16 PM
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I swear I could feel my baby all day today off and on!!!
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December 19th, 2012, 06:25 PM
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It could feel like flutters when baby is just squirming in there, but if baby is kicking it could very well feel like a thud! They say 16-20 or so weeks is when you should feel the first movements. Earlier for second and subsequent moms. I felt DS2 at 14 weeks, and I'm pretty sure I've been feeling this little one squirming all week, and I'm not quite 13 weeks.
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December 19th, 2012, 06:37 PM
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A thud is most likely baby!! With my 1st pregnancy I was just about 18 weeks and felt him only about once or twice a day a first. I started feeling flutters around 16 weeks but sometimes I know it was just gas. The first real "thud" though was 2 weeks later. It's frustrating when you first feel movement that you want them to move right away again! But you'll soon be feeling those thuds many times a day!
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December 19th, 2012, 06:59 PM
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Could be! Almost feeling a bit jealous of all you moms feeling baby move and I'm with my 2nd one and no movement yet
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