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how do i tell my baby movements from gas?

8 answers
3 years ago
after i eat i feel tons of movements in the bottom of my belly but sometimes i pass gas and some times i dont.when he touch my belly the movements get stronger but i cant tell for sure...very confused

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3 years ago
gas comes out of your ass hole, and a baby moves in your tummy. you should be able to tell the difference, hon. a baby kicking and moving around doesn't feel anything like gas. gas feels like pressure in your lower stomach. a baby moving feels like a baby moving.
3 years ago
Wow, that was quite a way to put it!  Actually, if you are early pregnant and feeling movement for the first times....it may feel like gas bubbles to you.  It will feel like butterfly flutters.  You won't start to feel definite baby movements (kicks, punches, etc) until well into the 5th or 6th month or so. 
3 years ago
wow someone woke up onthe wrong side of bed, pay no attention because yes gas n babies movements in the beginning can feel the same. however the babies movements werent as uncomfortable to m as gas
3 years ago
my baby kicked the hell outa me starting at 4 1/2 months. and it felt nothing like gas! by the time i was 6 months along, my tummy felt like a playground. she was always moving around, night and day.
3 years ago
When I was pregnant my baby was most active after I had eaten, so maybe you are feeling the baby. When you get further along you will be able to tell the difference.It's a cool feeling. I miss it.
3 years ago
When I was pregnant my baby was most active after I had eaten, so maybe you are feeling the baby. When you get further along you will be able to tell the difference.It's a cool feeling. I miss it.
3 years ago
wow what a rude comment.  yes in the beginning your baby movements can feel like gas.  when i was pregnant with my son, i felt his first flutters at 14 weeks and it felt like bubbles popping in my belly!  i didnt start feeling strong movements until about 5 months and after, but you will soon begin to distinguish the difference.  i do know that skinnier women a lot of times feel stronger kicks earlier than women with meat on their bones.  also, women in 2nd and so on pregnancies feel kicks earlier because their uterus is more lax.
3 years ago
If you look at an anatomical picture of a pregnant woman, there is a big difference early on in the location of, say, your intestines and the baby.  At 12 weeks, my baby was 2 fingers above my pelvic bone, so movement way down there is the baby and movement near my belly button is gas.  When you get farther along and the baby takes up more space, the pressure will be very different and it will be easy to tell them apart.

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