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#31 of 48 Old 02-15-2011, 08:59 PM
 
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I've been a complete bum today and have spent it laying in bed reading.

And then I got bored and started poking around at my uterus which is bigger every day! Now it's too my belly button.

 

If I stabilize one side of it with one hand and put a flat hand down over the belly of it, I sometimes feel little pokes. Hopefully soon I can feel them without having to squash the poor thing, but it's so cool that I can't help it ;)


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I am 13 weeks and 3 days and my uterus is all the way up to my belly button already -- and this is my first.  I guess I'm an early bloomer. I haven't "popped" yet but I am definitely starting to show -- especially to those who "know".  Anyone else feel ahead of the game?


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Beckily-

I'm sure I pissed my baby off last night because I was squishing and poking everything trying to make it move so I could feel it....but with no such luck =(

 

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That's neat that your uterus is so far up already.  Just goes to show how everyone is so different.  This is my first also and I actually feel really far behind.  I still have no idea how to feel my uterus.  I have no idea where it is.  And I'm still not showing at all at 16w5d, except for getting wider and gaining weight.  Do you have a pic posted in the belly pic threads?


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yell --  Not yet.  I need to post one.  I have some on the camera, I just haven't gotten to it.  I am no expert at finding mine, but I know the "hardness" continues to move farther up on my abdomen every day.  And, I am pretty sure that it is all baby -- I can't suck it in.  I will post one soon.  :)


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Mine is certainly getting bigger and bigger! And I was high at my last check.

 

Last night my uterus got nice and tight - no idea why - so we were able to easily feel all of it. It was very cool! I was all mushy and I had this fabulous ball of "not the mama!'


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I'm all the way to my belly button too, which I thought was too high, so I'm happy I'm not the only one! I'm 15w5d.

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I'm 16w3d and mine feels like it is at my belly button as well...if I'm feeling what I think I'm feeling :)  I first felt the baby move this past Saturday, when I was relaxing on the couch after a long day at work.  I called my mom to describe the feeling and she confirmed that's what it feels like.  Now I feel it often, but only if I'm relaxed, sitting or lying down.


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Last night my uterus got nice and tight - no idea why - so we were able to easily feel all of it.


Braxton-Hicks?


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Braxton-Hicks?


I don't know. It lasted more than ten minutes. Just tight - not contractions. I was going to sleep and it felt weird to lay on my side with it all drawn up so I started poking at it instead of sleeping, hoping to get it to relax - and because it felt cool :)


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Beckily-

I'm sure I pissed my baby off last night because I was squishing and poking everything trying to make it move so I could feel it....but with no such luck =( 

 

 

Everytime I've thought I felt the baby was while I was trying to sleep so I was doing  the same thing last night, and I definitely felt it!  It literally scared me because I wasn't expecting it.  I think I screamed out something.  lol.


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When did everyone feel the baby with their first?


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When did everyone feel the baby with their first?



I'd be glad to know, too.  I have had a few slight fluttery feelings in the last day or so, but so slight I really don't know if I can thank my dynamic duo or my wistfulness for them...  ;)  (We're at 14w2d, today.)


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Answered my own question with Bree's previous post...

http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/thread/1293060/when-did-you-feel-movement-during-your-first-pregnancy#post_16203560


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Okay, blank quotes? Fine. I think it's reasonable to yell! It's such a weird thing we're doing - growing a living creature in our gut! :)

 

Also, this is my new happiest song:

(NSFW, some cursing, not good for people who have never been annoyed with a baby when they're tired)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ESFANzZTdYM&feature=feedu


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Well, I'm pretty sure I am feeling the baby.  It started at 14 wks 3 days when I started this post and it seems to be getting more clear that it's my little bean moving around.  Awesome!  I still can't wait for a full on kick, but I'm pretty confident now that I feel my little one moving around in there.  So cool!  I'm 16 wks tomorrow.  :)


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Guys, I have to share this with you!

 

Usually, baby hangs out on my left side, that's where I feel all the pokes and flutters.  Well, the other night I was on the couch and DD came over and put her hand on the right side of my belly.  She was cute and said, "*GASP* Baby!  Heart Beep!" and at that moment, the baby actually flipped from the left to the right side, to right under her hand!!  Of course only I could feel it, but I was like OMG!!  That was the biggest movement I've felt so far!  It was so amazing!! 

 

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Beckily, that song is hilarious!  But maybe baby was crying because daddy's hair looks scary?

 

Baby_Cakes, that is so sweet!


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Beckily, that song is hilarious!  But maybe baby was crying because daddy's hair looks scary?

 

Baby_Cakes, that is so sweet!


Could be, could be ;)

He says he does the hair and makeup because, since he performs while playing piano, his face is the only thing he can entertain with :) He has, I think, 3 children.


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