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post #101 of 119
I think I'm carrying pretty high because I haven't gotten bladder and cervix attacks (yet). Also, I think I look like I'm carrying high.
post #102 of 119
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Originally Posted by IronMam View Post

I think I'm carrying pretty high because I haven't gotten bladder and cervix attacks (yet). Also, I think I look like I'm carrying high.


I don't why but this cracked me up.  "I think I'm carrying high because I think I look like I'm carrying high" is just a really endearing like statement.

post #103 of 119
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Originally Posted by IronMam View Post

I think I'm carrying pretty high because I haven't gotten bladder and cervix attacks (yet). Also, I think I look like I'm carrying high.


Also, I'm with you -- no bladder or cervical jabs or kicks.  My son did those a lot, my daughter didn't.  In general most of the feeling I've been having is up high and to the sides although sometimes when s/he is head down (I'm not convinced it's all the time) I feel that little head turning side to side in my pelvis and it's sooooooo weird.  This baby feels very "swimmy" to me, like sometimes I get sort of nauseated with the rolling.

post #104 of 119
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Originally Posted by brooklyn_warbler View Post


I don't why but this cracked me up.  "I think I'm carrying high because I think I look like I'm carrying high" is just a really endearing like statement.

Lol. I see now how silly it sounds. smile.gif
Guess being sick has impacted my brain too!
post #105 of 119

I have a mover here too! He/She thrashes and flails in the middle of the night. It actually had me worried the first time since none of my other ones moved quite so... violently. Sometimes it hurts a little. I am fairly sure the baby is still head-up since most of the movement is low and on the sides. 

 

Do you think a baby that moves a lot at night will tend to be up a lot at night after it's born? I'm starting to get nervous! 

post #106 of 119

Is anyone else confused by the baby's position?   I feel kicks, "squirmy" movements, and stretches all over and try to visualize what part of baby is making those movements but it is hard.  Big kicks are likely from the legs but as to where all the other parts of the baby are... confused.gif  I have had quite a few jabs to the cervix and bladder but fewer now that baby is bigger and probably head down.  Anyway, I am sure it will only be more confusing as baby gets bigger!  You would think I would have this figured out by now with a 3rd pregnancy, but this little one seems different from my older two.

 

Both DS and DD were able to feel the baby kick and move yesterday and they were so happy!  Baby is usually active when they are sleeping so they haven't had many opportunities.  My son said the baby was "rubbing" his hand and thought that was pretty cool.
 

post #107 of 119

I don't know...all of mine have moved a LOT during the night.  I thought it was more common than not?  But mine have all slept fine, of course we co-sleep so there's very little effort involved on my part no matter how often they wake so maybe I'm not the best judge.

post #108 of 119
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Originally Posted by cagnew View Post

I have a mover here too! He/She thrashes and flails in the middle of the night. It actually had me worried the first time since none of my other ones moved quite so... violently. Sometimes it hurts a little. I am fairly sure the baby is still head-up since most of the movement is low and on the sides. 

 

Do you think a baby that moves a lot at night will tend to be up a lot at night after it's born? I'm starting to get nervous! 


I am nervous about this too.  Unlike 1babysmom (for once, lol) my kids' in-utero sleep patterns were kind of consistent with their earthside sleep patterns.  But it was more the amount they slept than the time.  For example, my daughter was almost always moving and rarely was quiet for more than 30-45m at a time.  She was also a night owl and super active at around 11p, and then would take a good 45m to wake up after I did.  She came out a total cat napper -- never napped for longer than an hour in her life, I'd say -- who can stay up, very very late and is a total teenager who loves to sleep in.  My son on the other hand, would have long long periods where I only felt slight nudges.  He was always up as soon as he heard our voices in the morning.  He came out a marathon napper who has always been willing to say when he is tired and falls asleep easily.  He also is our early bird although in our family that means he wakes up at 8 (ha).

 

That being said, my daughter was the better night time sleeper as a newborn (my son nursed more frequently and had days/nights a little confused at first) so while I think certain personalities can be intuited via in-utero patterns, I'm not sure it necessarily means you can tell if you will sleep okay or not.   Generally my assumption is that I will be sleep deprived for at least a year regardless of whether my babies are sleepyheads or wide-eyed partiers.  We cosleep and nurse on demand but both of my kids have gone through periods where they nurse every 1-2 hours all night (esp around that 4 month sleep regression, ahhhh) and the deficit just adds up over time, even though I am usually half asleep while nursing. 

 

Though this baby's 1am acrobatics do make me a little nervous LOL.  Also, both my other kids had been head-down for at least a month by this point whereas this kid is mostly head down but occasionally will do these full body somersaults and turn breech, back and forth, back and forth -- it is almost painful to have an almost 30w baby do that over and over and it keeps me up at night! Right now s/he's been head-down for 2 whole days straight though. 

post #109 of 119

Luckily this baby doesn't move much at night. My DS2 woke me up constantly moving at night, and low and behold he was a horrible sleeper.

 

Yesterday baby kept making a lot of little flutters like (s)he was trying to tickle me from the inside. It felt crazy. And while I look like I'm carrying high, baby rarely goes above my belly button. (S)he sits quite low most of the time. I love the kicks to the bladder while I'm going pee! I get a lot of movement at my right hip, as baby lies transverse most of the time. And I can see my belly moving all the time. I love when you get to the point where you can actually see your belly making waves from the movement.

post #110 of 119
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Originally Posted by Greenlea View Post

Luckily this baby doesn't move much at night. My DS2 woke me up constantly moving at night, and low and behold he was a horrible sleeper.

 

Yesterday baby kept making a lot of little flutters like (s)he was trying to tickle me from the inside. It felt crazy. And while I look like I'm carrying high, baby rarely goes above my belly button. (S)he sits quite low most of the time. I love the kicks to the bladder while I'm going pee! I get a lot of movement at my right hip, as baby lies transverse most of the time. And I can see my belly moving all the time. I love when you get to the point where you can actually see your belly making waves from the movement.

 

I love watching my belly, too.  I get lots of video of it whenever I can.  I always wonder if random people who see me (say, in the grocery store or something) catch my belly warping in shape. LOL

post #111 of 119
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Originally Posted by 1babysmom View Post

 

I love watching my belly, too.  I get lots of video of it whenever I can.  I always wonder if random people who see me (say, in the grocery store or something) catch my belly warping in shape. LOL


I was teaching college in the third tri with my daughter, and the girl who sat next to my desk (I arranged our class in a semi-circle) came up to me several times after class to marvel at my belly acrobatics LOL.

post #112 of 119
I had these CARAZY! Kick sensations last night... It felt like she was kicking my LEG! LOL kinda tickled kinda hurt. She must have been on a nerve... Cuz she obviously didn't take a little vaca to my leg for the night! Hahahaha LOL such a bizarre feeling.
post #113 of 119

Does anyone else find their baby's movements to be quite painful?  I never had this problem with my first two, but this little girl has her arms/elbows just to the right of my belly button for the past month or two and she jabs and contorts them where there is no more extra skin to give way, and I actually yelp or shout sometimes, it hurts so bad.  The normal rumblings are fine, it's just when she moves in this one area, pushing out towards the surface.

post #114 of 119
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Originally Posted by Oliver's Mama View Post

Does anyone else find their baby's movements to be quite painful?  I never had this problem with my first two, but this little girl has her arms/elbows just to the right of my belly button for the past month or two and she jabs and contorts them where there is no more extra skin to give way, and I actually yelp or shout sometimes, it hurts so bad.  The normal rumblings are fine, it's just when she moves in this one area, pushing out towards the surface.
I get that a lot too. Much worse later on but it has definitely begun.
post #115 of 119

I'm curious if anyone feels punching/kicking on what feels like the cervix? I swear I feel punches down there, and it's so disturbing. I feel like a baby foot is going to punch right through.

 

Any idea if this means this baby is head up or head down? It's hard for me to tell because I get movement all over. I'll see some body party slide around under my skin above my belly button, and also feel this kicking on my cervix. It's everywhere!! Usually at night I can feel things on my sides. I'm thinking one baby is head up and the other is head down (which is how they were four weeks ago, we'll find out where they currently are on Tuesday).
 

post #116 of 119

Jess, I felt those from time to time, a few weeks ago, when the baby was still feet down. I am nearly 31 weeks now and he is head down, so i feel a lot more movement above the belly button. But, YES, I felt it in my cervix and my butt, almost like a heartbeat, it was SO weird and no one I mentioned it to had experienced it!

post #117 of 119
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Originally Posted by jessmn View Post

I'm curious if anyone feels punching/kicking on what feels like the cervix? I swear I feel punches down there, and it's so disturbing. I feel like a baby foot is going to punch right through.

Any idea if this means this baby is head up or head down? It's hard for me to tell because I get movement all over. I'll see some body party slide around under my skin above my belly button, and also feel this kicking on my cervix. It's everywhere!! Usually at night I can feel things on my sides. I'm thinking one baby is head up and the other is head down (which is how they were four weeks ago, we'll find out where they currently are on Tuesday).

 


I'm sure it's much different with twins but I have felt cervix abuse for a while now lol I assumed she must have turned and it was her feet... Well at our last ultrasound a few weeks ago she was head down AND KICKING my cervix! Lol yep, her feet were on her forehead and she was subsequently headbutting and kicking my cervix LOL I've been feeling alot of big rolling and sliding and so I'm anxious to see where she is now, we go tomorrow for another scan and ill be 33 weeks so hopefully she is still head down lol
post #118 of 119

Yep! I'm feeling punches or kicks in my cervix sometimes. I feel it in my cervix/butt (like, in my anus) when he has the hiccups, too. It's a funny sensation. I think he's still head down, so maybe his hands are up by his head? I'm pretty sure his feet are in my right side.

post #119 of 119

I just had to post this - tonight I've been feeling like huge earthquakes in my belly. My entire belly will shake with movement, even my torso/butt when I'm sitting, so it's more than just a kick because it continues as a vibration. The first time it happened I was just sitting watching tv and I told my husband, "wow I feel like we just had a small earthquake or something" I even searched online to see if there had been one, then thought maybe it was a rumbling truck of something going by. But then it has happened a few more times tonight, and it's definitely babies rocking and rolling in there. wow! I wonder what they are doing?!
 

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