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27 weeks pregnant, fetal movements, faint - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi Dr.
User :   I am 27 weeks pregnant
Doctor :   hi
Please proceed with your query
User :   its a twin pregnancy...
Doctor :   Congratulations on your pregnancy
Doctor :   It is good to hear it
User :   I have been feeling baby movements since the last couple of weeks...
User :   the movements are pretty evident...
Doctor :   That is really good
Doctor :   very good in that sense
Doctor :   Is this your first pregnancy?
User :   howver since yday i feel
User :   yes
Doctor :   ok
User :   the movemnts are a bit faint/occasional
User :   not very strong
User :   was a bit worried...
Doctor :   If you are suspicious about the movements of the baby, I suggest you to visit the obstetricain
User :   ok
User :   but does this happen?
Doctor :   It is very important to feel the baby's movements always
Doctor :   It does happen
User :   meaning o some days the movemnts may not be very strong
Doctor :   Most of the time it happens
User :   ok
User :   even i while back on one particulat day I felt the same...
Doctor :   But in case you feel that it has reduced, it is better to get it checked by a doctor
User :   but then the next day they were moving fine
User :   ok...
Doctor :   May I know your last visit to your doctor?
User :   a sonography is required is it?
User :   on saturday...
User :   it was fine then...
Doctor :   No, not really, you only need to get the baby's heart checked and that can be done by stethescope by a doctor
User :   she checked thier heart beats on the machine that is used for hearin the same
User :   ok
Doctor :   That is called a Non Stress test
Doctor :   It can also be done
User :   ok
Doctor :   Do not worry
Doctor :   I suggest you to visit your doctor casually and get examined
User :   is it possible that when the baby is in a particular position the movements cant be felt???
User :   ok
User :   or..
User :   since they are growing in size now and its a twin pregnancy...they do not have much space to move around
Doctor :   Baby's movements can be felt in any position
User :   ok
Doctor :   It is still not fine if your perception of the movements is not good enough
User :   i can feel them but they are not as strong as before
User :   why cud that be?
Doctor :   Every pregnancy is precious, please do visit your doctor, it won't take much time
User :   ok..
User :   i will
Doctor :   It usually happens in twin pregnancy that one of the babies is better than the other
User :   yes...
Doctor :   sometimes, it happens because of less amniotic fluid also
User :   ok...
User :   how can the dr check that?
Doctor :   She will do a clinical examination initially, later an NST and if required an Ultrasound
User :   ok
User :   will call my doc today and visit her at the earliest
User :   hope all is well
Doctor :   All will be fine, do not worry
Doctor :   Is there anything else I may help you with?
Doctor :   Are you there?
User :   thanks you
User :   no...
User :   thanks for now
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me
Doctor :   Bye for now
Doctor :   All the best
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