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Why my wife cant feel the movement of the fetus at 8th months of her pregnancy ?

Hello Dr !
This is my wife's 8th month of her pregnancy and this is her 3rd baby but the fetus is not yet moving and she is so worry about it may i know the reason plz thanks .
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Hi!
I am not sure why your wife would not feel movement at eight months.  If she was my patient I would have her come in urgently for an ultrasound.
Depending upon ultrasound findings, I might recommend genetic testing.
Sometimes women can't feel movement well if they are very large.  It can be difficult to feel the baby through a thick abdomen.
Hope this helps!
Dr B

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