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Pregnant for 20 weeks. Not feeling the movement of baby. Anything serious? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 03-Jul-2013
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User:Hi Doc,
Doctor:How can I help you?
User:Myself XXXXXXX XXXXXXX working at XXXXXXX
User:I am 20 weeks pregnant.
User:Everyone is telling like by this time I can feel the movements of the baby but I am noy
Doctor:Is this your first pregnancy?
User:Whether I have to take it seriously?
Doctor:Has anamoly scan (which is done around this time) done yet?
Doctor:The time when a pregnant women starts appreciating fetal movements varies.
Doctor:In general primigravida (first pregnancy) ladies appreciate it a bit later.
Doctor:You will definitely feel the fetal movements in a few weeks down the line.
Doctor:Your doctor will any way request for anomaly scan around 20 weeks.
User:Ok..Thanks doc:)
Doctor:It would be a detailed scan
Doctor:which will show you the features of your baby and its movement.
Doctor:If the scan is normal, you need not bother about what your friend says.
Doctor:I hope this clarifies.
Doctor:Do you have any other questions?
User:No..Thank you very much :)
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Wish you a safe pregnancy.
Doctor:Bye for now.
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