Feeling Baby Move: Weeks 18-21 of Pregnancy | Parents

Feeling Baby Move: Weeks 18-21 of Pregnancy | Parents

-At 18 to 19 weeks, your baby is now about
the size of a mango. Her bones are becoming harder.
Over the couple of weeks, a fine layer of hair
called lanugo covers her skin under the vernix, a white
creamy substance that covers the skin of the fetus. The
hair helps keep her warm until she develops an adequate
layer of fat. Baby’s tiny fingers now have unique fingerprints.
She has more control over her movements and you might
be able to feel her kick with legs that are now longer than her arms. She’ll start giving
you a low jabs at regular intervals which you might
be able to feel especially if this is your second
or third pregnancy. If you’re a first time Mom, you
might not notice the kick until you reached 22 weeks,
you’re halfway through your pregnancy when you pass your
20th week your baby is as big as a coconut. He may have
thin eyebrows and a sprouting some hair on this head
this week. Behind his eyelids, his eyeballs are rolling from
side to side perhaps in response to your singing. His
skin now response to touch and if you put pressure
on your belly, he’ll move away or push back. If
you have an ultrasound this week, you can find out
whether you’re having a boy or a girl if your little one cooperates and faces the camera.

Comments (88)

  1. 17 weeks on monday, i hope he start flutters or something. I can feel when he moves to a different spot cuz the hardness would change to different places

  2. Hehehe 23 weeks today!

  3. 17+1 having a little girl

  4. 15 weeks and 3 days. having a boy ๐Ÿ˜€

  5. The first time I felt my baby kick. I was a little over 17 weeks and he kicked his father's ear. I didn't know to laugh or to cry of excitement.

  6. our baby kicked twice within a minute right on week 17 as well and we both turned out some tears of joy (the second kick was on my palm). its our first baby.

  7. I'm 14 weeks and felt my baby move fore the 1st time last night! miraculous.

  8. "especially if its your 2nd or 3rd" i started feeling the baby at 16.4 weeks and its my first time. its pretty obvious once it happens everyday from that day on

  9. I've already been feeling my baby move for several weeks and I'm at 15 weeks..I'm very sensitive to what's happening with my body.

  10. I didnt start really feeling my baby till around 21-22 weeks. Now im 27 weeks and she kicks up a storm its so cute

  11. Iยดm 15 weeks and 2 days i been feeling my baby kicks for a while now, first baby!ย 

  12. Just started feeling my baby move..I'm 20 weeks with a baby girl very excited! !!:)

  13. awsome video.. started feeling movments at 12 weeks. very skinny girl. im now going on 22 weeks with a baby boy..movements get stronger as the weeks come.. cant wait. almost done.

  14. I'm 18 weeks and started feeling the baby move at the end of my 16th week. We find out the gender in 3 days. I'm so excited! ๐Ÿ™‚

  15. Am 21 weeks due in August am so bless thank god

  16. Am 21 weeks due in August am so bless thank god

  17. 22 weeks and first pregnancy I feel her move a lot. Beautiful moment โค

  18. I hope this isn't a stupid question. Does a fetus ever grab its umbilical cord? That seems scary to me lol.

  19. I'm a first time mum and could feel my little one so early in my pregnancy it was unreal! I'm now nearly 17 wks and somedays I feel him/her some days I hardly feel anything just got to wait until little one is abit bigger

  20. I'm 19 weeks I'm due May 4, 2015

  21. I've been wondering if I'm feeling movement yet. Im just turning 17 weeks and a first time mom : )

  22. I'm due May 4, 2015 too!

  23. I'm due May 9 ๐Ÿ™‚ 21 weeks 2 days and have already been feeling my sons kicks.

  24. i'm 16 weeks and i have started feeling the baby move but not kick

  25. I was born on May 3

  26. Aww im due October 8th and im having a baby boy ๐Ÿ™‚ <3

  27. I'm a day away from being 17
    But me and my bf were doing it in my tummy hurt. We were doing a lot while having ____ could we have hurt my baby ๐Ÿ˜ฉ๐Ÿ˜ข๐Ÿ˜ญ??

  28. almost 25 weeks. due 27 nov she moves like crazy!

  29. my first pregnancy and I felt my baby move since 18 weeks. it was awesome .he's very responsive .

  30. I'm 17 weeks 1 day this is my 4th baby. I only feel flutters no kicking

  31. im 28 weeks with my 5th baby, my oldest is 21 & 20 & 19 & my youngest 17 so im starting over at age of 37 ๐Ÿ™‚ x

  32. I am now 18 weeks pregnant,this is my first baby please pray for me guys

  33. im on 18wk 5days and feel baby move โ˜บ

  34. im due my baby on 26 april this year only 9 days until im due ๐Ÿ˜‰

  35. i feel my baby move at 19 weeks

  36. I felt movements at 16 weeks ….. I'm now 19 weeks and 1 day DUE SEPTEMEBER 18th

  37. I'm 22 weeks now, felt my baby at 15 weeks <3

  38. am week 19 now and i didn't feel my baby movement,But thank you for your information <3

  39. Im 4 months pregnant but I have never felt no movement when can I expect to feel my child moving?

  40. You can see the gender, If your little one co operates and faces the camera โ˜บ๏ธ

  41. my first im so happy to meet my king.. mommy love you already n daddy ๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ˜˜

  42. I'm 21 weeks…I haven't felt anything:/

  43. That's one ugly baby lol

  44. I'm a first time mom just on my 15th weeks and started to feel fluttering ๐Ÿ˜Š

  45. i m 5mnth baby not moving..its not matter of difficulty..

  46. started feeling baby move at 19 weeks exactly and could feel it from the outside same day

  47. 20 weeks with my first and i dont feel anything

  48. Me 18 week pregnent bt my baby is not moov I don't undstnd

  49. this is 5th month starting week..
    i feel something.. i think that is movement of baby..

  50. 19 #5..kicking up a storm!!

  51. Iโ€™m 17 weeks with my first and started feeling my baby about 5 days ago!

  52. First time being pregnant, 17 weeks and started to feel him/her ๐Ÿ˜ (maybe week 16 just wasn't sure yet but now I know it couldn't be anything else๐Ÿ˜)

  53. Im 16 months pregnant and I felt my baby kick omg its the best feeling ever im crying

  54. M feeling like fish swimming n my stomach,m 18 weeks pregnant and 3 days

  55. Skin responds to touch? does that mean baby becomes sentient?

  56. Hi I am 18 weeks pregnancy but my baby not moving and not vibration please answer it's a problem or not I am first pregnancy

  57. You can feel your baby moving around 14 weeks ๐Ÿ™‚

  58. 24week first baby pllllz pary guys

  59. I m 18week 2days pragnant write today ,but i cant feel any movement of my baby in my wormb what should i have to do plzzz somebody suggest me any idea…

  60. I feel my baby movement 1time.I am already 21weeks.I am worried about my baby plz help me

  61. I am 13 weeks 6 days, with my second baby,, n i started feeling hes/her moments ,plz pray for me thank you ,๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ˜Š

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  63. Pregnant with my First baby now and I started feeling flutters at 14-15 weeks. 16w6d I felt the kick with my hand.

  64. am 5th month 14 days pragnency ,,,,today i face stomock pain ,,,,y its happen ,,,it cases any problem …reply me plz

  65. First time mom and I started feeling her move at 16w5d.

  66. Im 18 weeks now and i just felt my first real kicks a few minutes ago and im so happy!!

  67. I heard baby girl is moving in 14+ week of pregnancy and baby boys moving in 20+ week means latee,is this true ???? Can any tells me

  68. 19 weeks and 2 days with twin girls

  69. baba kon sy month sy movement krta hi or baby kon sy month sy

  70. I am 3 month pregnant… Please pray for my baby… I need a baby girl

  71. I am 19 weeks pregnant , I've noticed that my baby started moving a few days before and it's my first time. ๐Ÿ˜Š

  72. I am 20 weeks pregnant two days from now, and it's my first baby. But I could feel my babies tiny movement as early as 12 weeks! I know it is so weird but I'd really felt the flutters since I'm 12 weeks pregnant. Now, I can really feel its movement and sometimes the kick! and I was so shocked when the first time I felt that! hahaha. I am now worried if how strong will be the kick of this baby, around 7-9 months. lol

  73. I am 16weeks on sunday july 14th… I am.due December 29th… 2019.. I cant wait for my child to moved around in my womb…

  74. Mera masha ALLAH 20 week ha Aur mujy moment fel nei ho rahi dua karna mujy bi jaldi say baby moment fel ho ameen it's my first baby

  75. I am 21 week pregnant my baby moving I'm so happy

  76. While watching my baby made a cute little jerk something 19 weeks pregnant

  77. I am 18 weeks and 4 days and have been trying to hear babyโ€™s heart beat with a stethoscope. I havenโ€™t been successful I donโ€™t think, but baby did kick the stethoscope away when I put some pressure! Lol

  78. I'm 19 weak pregnant and I can fill my baby moving I'm so happy

  79. Why am I here I'm not even pregnant

  80. I am 20 weeks pregnent but still m not feeling baby's movemnet why???

  81. I'm 21 weeks now…i can fell baby movement 4 sometims…plz pray 4 my baby…

  82. I started feeling my baby movements at 17 Weeks โค๏ธ Iโ€™m currently 20 Weeks & 2 days ๐Ÿคฐ๐Ÿฝ#1st

  83. I have lost my 2 babies.. this is my 3rd baby I'm 18 weeks pregnant plz pray for me

  84. M now 22weeks pregnent. This is my first bby.

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