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Hello! I am currently 20 weeks pregnant and haven't felt any movement yet. I didn't realize I was pregnant for the first 3 months, and now I'm concerned that something might be wrong. My next doctor's appointment is in 2 weeks. Should I be worried about not feeling any movement at this stage of pregnancy?
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It is common for women to start feeling their baby's movements between 18-25 weeks of pregnancy. However, every pregnancy is different, and some women may not feel movement until later on. If you haven't felt any movement by 20 weeks, it's understandable to have concerns, but it doesn't necessarily mean something is wrong.

There could be several reasons why you haven't felt any movement yet. The position of your placenta or the baby's position can affect how easily you perceive the movements. Additionally, if you have extra weight or a thicker abdominal wall, it may take longer for you to feel the baby's kicks.

If you are worried, it's always best to reach out to your healthcare provider. They can provide reassurance and perform an ultrasound or other tests if necessary to ensure everything is progressing as expected.

In the meantime, try not to stress too much as stress can also impact your well-being and potentially affect the baby. Stay hydrated, eat a balanced diet rich in nutrients, and get enough rest.

Remember that feeling fetal movements varies from person to person and even from pregnancy to pregnancy. Trust your instincts but also trust that your body knows what it's doing.

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I didnt feel bubba untill around 24 weeks.. dont worry hun..youl feel your baby soon enough... im 27 weeks and my baby still hasnt got a routine..she just kicks when she wants lol dont stress mama relax n enjoy the moment ♡

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