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March 16th, 2011, 08:28 AM
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Alright this probably pertains to us having twins ,but please anyone answer ..

Alright with all my losses I am as nervous as can be. When I was pregnant with Kaet I felt movement all the time .It started at 10 weeks till she was born. Now that I am having twins I figured i would feel movement more often then when I was pregnant with just one baby.. But I am not .. I can go days without feeling anything. Then Have 4 days in a row where I feel something.. I think I am really nervous because M loss in 2 nd trimester was when I was 19 weeks and that is coming up.....
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March 16th, 2011, 08:47 AM
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I felt very inconsistent (similar to you) flutters from 11-18wks It probably was 20wks or so until I felt consistent daily movement and 24wks began to tell between the two.
Baby B also had an anterior placenta so a lot of his movement was muffled by that. Do you know your placenta placement? are your twins di/di? Having two separate placentas take up a lot of room.
I know it can be very stressful with lack of consistency, hang in there!
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March 16th, 2011, 08:49 AM
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i didn't feel constant movement until after 20 weeks I think
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March 16th, 2011, 11:15 AM
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If I am any indication, you have nothing to worry about. I barely felt flutters at all (of course maybe I didn't know what I was supposed to be looking for). I didn't really feel movement and kicks until 22-23 weeks, and even now at over 27 weeks is it very sporatic. In the last week or so I can say that I have felt them everyday, but it is NOT consistent in when or how often I feel them at all.

Someone else mentioned placentas and placement and that may have something to do with me feeling so little. I do have two separate placentas and they are both anterior, which is generally associated with less feeling of movement.

And as for telling the difference between the two? no chance. I really have no clue. They are both laying the same way with their heads down and together and their feet to my left. I consistently feel jabs to the left and sometimes middle of my belly, which makes sense from placement, but other than assuming high jabs are Baby B and low ones are Baby A, I really don't have anything to go on.
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March 16th, 2011, 11:24 AM
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I had 3 in there and don't think I felt movement until 16 weeks, but it could've been earlier and I just didn't know what I was looking for.
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March 16th, 2011, 12:08 PM
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I felt movement at 17 weeks, but I didn't feel it every day at that point. It wasn't until a few weeks later that I noticeably felt a lot of movements. It was awhile after that when I could tell which baby was doing what. I never got the huge kicks and jabs that some moms talk about. I think the kids rub out of space before they are strong enough to do that. It's funny when you can start seeing where each head, butt, foot etc. is.
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March 16th, 2011, 03:04 PM
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I felt something around 18 weeks - but it was not consistant til 20 weeks plus. I really depeding how the babies were laying and their placenta.
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March 17th, 2011, 06:35 AM
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you all have made me feel better thanks.. I really never thought about having two placenta's and taking up more room... I have two placentas an two sacks. Funny things is after I posted this I began to feel movement.. Probably the babies telling me to calm down and everything is fine
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March 17th, 2011, 08:12 AM
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I didn't feel any movement (not that I could tell at least!) until around 20-21 weeks. It was definitely strange because I thought that because there were 2 babies, I'd feel movement a lot sooner. Everyone is different though. Keep thinking positive thoughts!
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