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When Did You First Feel Baby Kick?

I remember reading my pregnancy books wondering when I would feel those "butterfly" kicks for the first time.

The experts said I would feel the baby's motions around 18 weeks.

Some moms claim to feel them as early as 10 weeks!

How far along were you when you felt fluttering?
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Mme-Hart Mme-Hart 8 years
One day shy of 14 weeks I felt it!!
duck-duck-goose duck-duck-goose 8 years
With my first, I felt fluttering around week fourteen or fifteen. My second was similar. During my third pregnancy, those feelings came a bit later -- not sure when, but closer to eighteen weeks. My most recent pregnancy flutterings were a shock to me; I felt them at eleven weeks. (But I quickly discovered that I had twins, so I think the double set amplified the sensation.)
duck-duck-goose duck-duck-goose 8 years
With my first, I felt fluttering around week fourteen or fifteen. My second was similar. During my third pregnancy, those feelings came a bit later -- not sure when, but closer to eighteen weeks.My most recent pregnancy flutterings were a shock to me; I felt them at eleven weeks. (But I quickly discovered that I had twins, so I think the double set amplified the sensation.)
macgirl macgirl 8 years
I was so gassy I couldn't tell the difference at first. I would swear it was the baby and then it would be gas- then I would think it was gas but it turned out to be the baby.
faerymagick15 faerymagick15 8 years
with my first child I was about 16 or 17 weeks. With my second...I felt that fluttering feeling around 15 weeks...but then again I knew what it was with the second one! I may have felt it earlier with the first one and I just didn't know.
macneil macneil 8 years
Yes, nothing till 21 weeks, or even a little later. It was very lovely at first, but when they start to completely shift about inside you it's - well, it's just as lovely, and very emotional, but very very much WEIRDER. The first time my husband saw a great big shoulder turning over in my tummy, he was terrified.
Greggie Greggie 8 years
I can't vote, mine were all different. My first was 12 weeks, my second was 9, and my last wasn't until like 14 weeks.
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