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I'm 17wk -3days and still haven't felt baby ???

(11 Posts)
wispa31 Sat 04-May-13 09:17:49

my placenta is on front wall also, my last mw appt she said she thought it might be and when i had my big scan on wed there she confirmed it was. im 22+3 today (scan says im measuring that, dates say 23). i have felt baby kicking and moving since around 20 wks. very lively baby this week, so nice to him/her wriggling away on the screen.

NoTeaForMe Sat 04-May-13 07:43:59

Becky an anterior placenta doesn't necessarily mean you won't feel the baby at all, but it is cushioned. With my first baby the placenta was right across the front and I didn't feel anything until around 25 weeks, but then I did feel her regularly. This time the placenta is at the front too but over to one side-I have felt her from around 22 weeks and mainly on the one side, but the kicks and wriggles I can feel are much stronger!

You may not feel him until later on but you might still feel him, try not to worry or be disappointed.

Becky2406 Sat 04-May-13 00:40:32

So found out y I haven't felt the baby my placentas lying at the front sad I'm gutted as will stop me feeling my baby BOY smile yay 3girls and 1boy smile

Ezza1 Sat 27-Apr-13 08:41:20

Hiya Becky, I am pregnant with my 4th too and although I felt movement very early on its only been in the last week that the movement is pronounced enough to recognise it as the baby moving.

I am 19 weeks and the baby was very active 2 weeks ago when the midwife listened with her doppler, ducking and diving out of the way, yet I didn't feel any of it! Briefly heard heartbeat though!

I just think my stomach muscles are very slack...!

Becky2406 Sat 27-Apr-13 00:34:24

18weeks 4days still no. Movement sad

tequilacream Mon 22-Apr-13 13:57:19

I haven't felt anything until 22 weeks (this is my first), but was told during the 20-week scan that my placenta is forward facing (anterior) and until the baby's big enough I won't feel anything. Felt it in the bath for the first time.

gillybeandramaqueen Fri 19-Apr-13 14:09:29

I'm 17+5 today and have been 'listening' hard... but still no kicks, butterflies or wriggly worms yet............ I'm sure they'll come... for all of us! xxx

HumphreyCobbler Fri 19-Apr-13 12:58:36

this pregnancy thing is full of worries, isn't it? I am nearly 15 weeks this time and have not felt a thing!

Becky2406 Fri 19-Apr-13 12:55:00

Thank you smile I see by doing some research I'm not e only one I feel silly think its just at my 1st scan it was a very active baby and at my 16 wk apt the midwife was shocked I still haven't felt it. Just shock me a little. But thanks for the reply xx

HumphreyCobbler Fri 19-Apr-13 12:34:50

I didn't feel my second baby until after the twenty week scan. I felt my first at about 16 weeks. The second on was lying facing in, so all movements were directed the other way.

Becky2406 Fri 19-Apr-13 12:32:40

This is my 4th baby and I'd felt my dd1 ,2 and 3 by now but not with this one ?? I know it's alive as heard the heart beat yesterday but how come I haven't felt it ???? I know I sound silly but I thought I'd ask as that's what mumsnet for smile xx thank you ppl xx what would I do with out you all ?? I just don't know xx

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