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Your baby’s movements during pregnancy

https://kingstonhospital.nhs.uk/information/your-babys-movements-during-pregnancy

Feeling your baby move during pregnancy is a sign that they are well.

Remember, it is not true that babies move less towards the end of pregnancy. You should continue to feel your baby move right up to the time you go into labour. Your baby should move during labour too.

Do not wait until the next day to seek advice if you are worried about your baby’s movements.

Contact the Maternity helpline immediately if you think your baby’s movements have slowed down, stopped or changed:
020 8934 2802, answered 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

You can download a leaflet about baby’s movements.
It is available in lots of different languages.
There is also an audio version.
https://www.tommys.org/pregnancy-information/health-professionals/free-pregnancy-resources/leaflet-and-banner-feeling-your-baby-move-sign-they-are-well

This Tommy’s video explains more about why baby’s movements matter.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YQUHSXvGQ30&t=27s

This decision-aid was created with input from Kingston Maternity Voices Partnership

Your baby's movements during pregnancy - Kingston Hospita Download PDF


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