Cold weather and temperature changes can potentially affect the movements of a baby in the womb. When exposed to cold temperatures, the body tends to conserve heat by reducing blood flow to the extremities, including the uterus. This reduced blood flow may lead to decreased fetal movement as well.
However, it is important to note that there could be other factors contributing to the decrease in your baby's activity. As your pregnancy progresses, you may start feeling different types of movements from your baby. Initially, you may feel more pronounced kicks and punches, but as your baby grows and runs out of space, their movements may become less forceful and more subtle.
If you are genuinely concerned about the decrease in your baby's activity, it is always best to consult with your healthcare provider. They can perform an ultrasound or monitor your baby's heart rate to ensure everything is normal.
In general, there are certain things you can do to encourage fetal movement:
Remember that every pregnancy is unique, and if you have any concerns or questions, it's always best to consult with your healthcare provider for personalized advice and reassurance.