Is it normal if...? Your pregnancy questions answered

Baby's movements during pregnancy


It's normal not to feel your baby move until the 4 and a half month stage if it's your first pregnancy, and until the 3 month stage if it's your second. Remember that your baby will move less during the ninth month because there is less space in your womb.

"If you do feel your baby move regularly and then you don't feel anything for 8-10 hours, it could be a warning sign" , says Dr Goupil-Rousseau. Lie down, breathe deeply, relax and apply light pressure with your hands on your stomach to stimulate your baby. If the baby still doesn't move, see your doctor immediately or go straight to A&E.


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