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Fluttering Upper Abdomen
leebythesea posted:
I have been having a strange fluttering in my upper abdomen. It's just below my ribcage. It is not in my chest and I have had no other feelings along with the fluttering. It's not painful at all. It happens a few times a day and only lasts a few seconds. If it is pregnancy, I am only 3-4 weeks. I didn't feel my first baby until 21 weeks. Does anyone know what this flutter could be?
4oSomething responded:
a baby is not even fully developed enough to have limbs to kick with until 12 weeks, and it is still too tiny to feel until 16 weeks. what you feel is likely gas, or fluid and food passing through your intestines.

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