12 Interesting Facts About Baby Kicks While PregnantDevan McGuinness
While I am sitting here, still not pregnant, I can’t help but think about the parts of pregnancy I just can’t wait for.
One of them is definitely feeling and taking in the pregnancy kicks again. It’s one of my favorite things about the entire pregnancy process and they always fascinate me!
Each of my three kids was very active when they were growing inside me and each had their own fun pattern of what made them move, what gave them the hiccups, and how I could stop them from kicking me right in the bladder.
If you are pregnant and about to experience kicks for the first time, or if you’re a veteran stamping ground for those little baby feet, there are some interesting facts about what’s going on.
Click through to read 12 interesting facts about those baby kicks while pregnant:
First Time Moms 1 of 12
Second Time + Moms 2 of 12
Less Active Period 3 of 12
Left Side 4 of 12
Count Those Kicks 5 of 12
10 Kicks 6 of 12
What’s It Feel Like? 7 of 12
First Movements 8 of 12
Food Matters 9 of 12
Rhythmic Pattern 10 of 12
Slowed Movements 11 of 12
Partner, Punch 12 of 12Around 20-24 weeks is the time you can expect to share those movements with others as they can be felt from the outside. It may take longer for plus-sized women or those that have an anterior placenta (placenta on the front of the uterus) to share the punches with their partner.
Source: Baby Center
Photo credit: bertobox/Flickr
Photo credit: adapted from Frank de Kleine / Flickr
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