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Hardly any kicks during the day but at night oh my. Needless to say naps are back.
Hey all of you 22 weekers! I have a question. This is my first child so there are things that I am just clueless about when it comes to pregnancy. I am 22 weeks and my belly isn't big at all!! I have one but not like I was expecting to have by now! lol Should I be concerned? I have already been told that my baby girl is on the smaller side of average so maybe that is part of it as well. Any feed back would be appreciated!
Everyone is a different size throughout their pregnancy and its hard not to compare yourself. I know women that didn't even show until almost 7 months and other women who look 6 months along at the end of the 1st trimester!
If your doctor isn't concerned then you shouldnt be! Its probably a little frustrating because part of the joys of pregnancy (for me so far anyway) is showing off your bump with pride, but don't worry, the 3rd trimester is when your baby starts to really pack on the pounds and so will you so Im sure your bump will be growing bigger and bigger before you know it! Congrats!!
yes my daughter moves all the time i love it i cant wait for everyone else to see my stomach move i love being pregnant
dont worry aout it as long as your ultrasounds are fine and your lil ones heart beat is strong there is nothing to worry about i was pregnant with twins i started showing until i was 6 months pregnant and they were also on the lil side so no worries .. enjoy your pregnancy and congratulations! on your lil bundle of joy!
YAY! I hit 22 weeks ha I am loving this experience! We are having a boy and he is our first! I am an air force wife stationed in Utah. I would love to hear opinions on drugs for birth... I refuse to have an epidural and Im wondering what other options are moms to be choosing?
The refusal is because I am terrified of needles and I dont want to be paralyzed the whole thing just freaks me out! I also have a heart and lung conditions and I would hate for something to happen and they cant give me other drugs to slow my heart rate if I have the Epidural. lol
Woohoo for being 22wks everyone! I also have the same problem with the shortness of breath. It's almost like my heart will drop out of my chest sometimes. It doesn't always change my breathing pattern but it feels really awkward. I'm with you Suz4592, anyone have any suggestions??
I do love feeling my little guy kick but sometimes it feels like he's using me as a trampoline.
YAY for being 22 weeks PREGGERS! My little princess is a very active baby. I am guessing a soccer player like her dad! She will punch and kick like crazy around 6 am and will go all during the day. The good thing is she sleeps at night while I sleep. Thank you Jesus since I wake up enough going to the RR and turning from side to side because my hips fall asleep. I am getting places in my tummy that are numb which I hear is normal but the feel so odd.
Wishing everyone else a great rest of the second trimester!! :) God Bless
Melissa here, we are Navy and presently in China Lake, CA.
With my first I did it natural. The only drugs I had is when a nurse gave me a shot of morphine w/out permission. In case your wondering I was on my side and she just walked up and stuck me. Nuts.
My reasons for doing it natural were like you I don't dig the idea of a needle in my spine. I'm good w/ other shots but that one back off. Two is I have a high tolerance for pain meds. A lot of them just don't work for me.
This is all going to be about what is comfortable for you and your pain tolerance level. For me the worst part wasn't the labor, it was the last few minutes while pushing. That part hurt like hell, but the good part was that it was over very quickly so all in all not bad.
Yeah no worries about having a smaller bump...people are still coming up and saying "YOU'RE pregnant??" and I kind of want some sympathy now from strangers..LOL I have started gaining a few pounds and feeling a little short of breath when I go running and climb flights of stairs. I don't know if I'm feeling kicking but I can feel him move around sometimes (like little stomach cramps). My boyfriend keeps feeling my stomach at all times of the day so I'm hoping he'll feel his son kick him soon (sick of being felt up! LOL).. I had to take out my naval piercing yesterday..it was getting stretched. Now it looks all naked... I was freaked out too by how hard and taut the belly bump is. Hard like a drum. (this is my first). Hey one huge benefit of a small bump is the postponing of buying maternity wear. I am still getting by with all my normal size 8's...just changing the belt settings.. Well enjoy this time...the 3rd trimester is going to be a lot tougher I imagine...
YES! I feel like im in a sauna most at least twice a day. It is also amazing how much I feel her moving around now. Sometimes its just little jabs, but sometimes i can feel full on punches and kicks! Thats also why im eating so much now! Shes just burning off all her calories I keep trying to give her
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This is my second pregnancy and I can feel her kicking really low. I was scared at first because it took awhile before I felt her first kicks, while my son was almost immediately after I found out I pregnant. So although her kicks are subtle I welcome them and I think it says a lot about her personality.
i get the hot flashes all the time, i go to take off my hoody and my boyfriend will tell me, we can just turn on the air, i always tell him na, cuz in the next ten minutes i want my hoody again.
lol your so lucky i went up six pant sizes, i went from being able to wear kids jeans into a size five, and they are now tight on me. i had to go buy that belly band thing. lol
I'm 22 weeks and expecting my first baby - a boy...
I felt my baby moving for the first time on Mother's Day! It was 6:30 a.m. and I was feeling all this movement in my belly. I didn't think too much of it because he usually moves alot, but I just hadn't :"felt" it yet when I touched. But all the "thumping" caught my attention and when I touched my belly I felt it! I was so happy I woke up his daddy and he felt it too. Aw it was so awesome. I felt that my baby was giving me an early Mother's Day gift. Best day ever!