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During my first antenatal visit, the nurse told me she couldn't feel the baby, only my belly fat. She used her hands to try and feel for the baby. Is this normal? I was 11 weeks and 1 day at that time, and now I am 11 weeks and 4 days.
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It is not uncommon for a nurse to be unable to feel the baby during early pregnancy, especially in the first trimester. At around 11 weeks, the baby is still quite small and may be positioned in a way that makes it difficult to feel through the abdomen. Additionally, factors such as body composition and positioning of the uterus can also affect how easily the baby can be felt. The ability to feel the baby's movements typically improves as pregnancy progresses and the baby grows larger. If you have any concerns or questions about your pregnancy, it is always best to consult with your healthcare provider who can provide personalized advice based on your specific situation.

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Not sure if it's normal but by 11 weeks she should be able to feel it, but maybe your belly fat maybe a little  too much because belly fat can be very thick but you should be able to see the baby at your 12 week ultrasound,  so that should give you some info.

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