Poll: FTMs when did you first feel baby move?

posted 2 years ago in Pregnancy
  • poll: When did you first feel baby move?
    Under 16 weeks : (14 votes)
    24 %
    Week 16 : (10 votes)
    17 %
    Week 17 : (4 votes)
    7 %
    Week 18 : (12 votes)
    20 %
    Week 19 : (5 votes)
    8 %
    Week 20 : (4 votes)
    7 %
    Over 20 weeks : (10 votes)
    17 %
  • Post # 2
    4133 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: August 2013

    With Dear Daughter, it was about 15 weeks. I was laying on my stomach and felt something like a marble roll through my belly. With DS, it was later, around 18 weeks or so I think. 

    Post # 3
    7905 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper

    At 22 weeks or so, and I initially wasn’t sure it was the baby moving till it kept happening in the days following. 

    Post # 4
    691 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: June 2018

    Soon2beMrsJennP :  My first pregnancy I had an anterior placenta, so it was in the front acting like a cushion. I didn’t feel baby until about 20-22 weeks. Second pregnancy I started feeling flutters at about 16 weeks. 

    Post # 5
    6230 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: September 2016

    It was right around 15 weeks, I believe and super super faint. I was actually reading a book that was explaining what the sensation felt like and then I felt it! Like a faint buzzing in my pelvis.

    Post # 6
    341 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: July 2015

    15 weeks. Felt like poking lol 

    Post # 7
    432 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: September 2015

    I was 14 weeks. I first felt movement during an acupuncture appointment, so I was totally still and not doing anything. I definitely would not have felt it otherwise. 

    Post # 8
    9219 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper

    24 long weeks for me! I have an anterior placenta so I think that’s what took so long. I sometimes felt strange movements in the few weeks before, but they weren’t definite “that’s my baby!” moves. Now I’m 31 weeks and have an incredibly active little guy—when I do kick counts, he gets to 10 in under 2 min. 😬

    Post # 9
    2295 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: September 2013

    Around 22 weeks with an anterior placenta.  Felt like a tiny little flicks on my pelvis, lol!

    Post # 10
    903 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: January 2017

    16 weeks for me! It felt like a little bubble. By 20 weeks he was kicking the crap out of me all day every day 🙂

    Post # 11
    194 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: Backyard

    16 weeks. The best description I found of it that matched how I felt it was that it was like your eyelid twitching, but low in the abdomen. It was probably 18 weeks before I felt more distinct movement consistently on a daily basis, though.

    Post # 12
    3184 posts
    Sugar bee

    For sure at 18 weeks. I think I felt it at 17 weeks too. 

    Post # 13
    1200 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: June 2015 - Malibou Lake Mountain Club

    Soon2beMrsJennP :  i felt my little guy move around 24 weeks. Hubby said it was gas haha. But now i am 36 weeks, and BOY does he not stop moving!!!

    Post # 14
    408 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: November 2014

    Around 18 weeks was when I felt something that I was sure was baby (also – have an anterior placenta). I really had to be focused to discern anything for a while.

    Also – at that point movements were sooo not consistent. So, I’d feel something… then not feel anything for a few days… then feel something again. It felt like little twitches/ bubbles in my belly.

    Some people describe movement as “butterfly flutters” and I literally have no idea what that means tongue-out

    Post # 15
    2977 posts
    Sugar bee

    catmom17 :  You’re having a boy too?! Did I miss this somewhere, or am I just forgetting?!

    Consistently felt our little guy at 18 weeks, I think I felt a few before but it wasn’t “That’s the baby!” 

    I’m 36 weeks now and he doesn’t stop moving. He’s stretching out my uterus as much as he possibly can looking for more room. 

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