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What's the rule of thumb?
hoping101 posted:
I am a second time mom and 26 weeks...
What is the rule of thumb for fetal movement? I know every baby is different however... my usually pretty active baby seems pretty sluggish today. I have felt him periodically throughout the day- just not like usual. I know at 28 weeks they say 10 times per hour... is that the same at 26 weeks if you have pretty regular movement?
DH(28), Me(26), DS(1), Baby Boy 2 EDD Sept 2, 2012!
nikndan13 responded:
That sounds about right - don't forget babies do nap frequently and are usually " rocked " to sleep with your running around . If you are thinking the baby is moving a lot less I would drink some OJ and lay on your left side and then count for an hour and see if the LO moves 10 times ... If you are still worried I would maybe call your OB and they should be able to get you in to check on LO : ) Hop that helps
Nikki (29) DH (32) DD (13) DD (10) DD (2) EDD 10/28 scheduled c-section 10/23 Green team : ) Love my girls !

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