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Woman, including myself, believe that we feel our babies move as early asa 8-10 weeks, I though I felt my last at 10 weeks and this one around 10, but I have been told over and over agian that it's not possible. So I want to know the facts....for first time moms and moms of many...this will be G-d willing, my 4th. When are we supposed to "Officially" feel our babies move? If I ask my girlfriends who are OB's I know they will tell me 16-18 weeks, I am going to call my MW later today and ask her, but I want to know what other have been told by their OB's and MW's. What is the honost to goodness factually correct truth about first time fetal movement?!!!<br><br>
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I have always heard 16 weeks as a time that you can usually start to feel movement. 20 weeks is when you should feel daily movement. I think that the movement that everyone is referring to are kicks rather than flutters. For many women, flutters are just to hard to distinguish from other intestinal sensations.<br><br>
But...I felt the first movement with DD at 14 weeks. It was a slow spin that was definitely not gas or me! And I felt this little one at 9 weeks. No doubt about it. The same movements jumping feeling just kept getting bigger and stronger.<br><br>
My midwife totally believed me that I could feel something so soon. Some women are just more in tune or sensitive in that area. My mother thought it meant something was wrong and I should see a doctor <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/img/vbsmilies/smilies/dizzy.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Dizzy">: .
 
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