Are jerky, jolty, and seizure like fetal movements normal?
This is my first pregnancy. I am over 31 weeks. About 2 weeks ago my husband and I started noticing that our unborn baby moves in shaky movements, kind of like a seizure or maybe like she’s having a giant muscle spasm. We were slightly worried about how abnormal it feels, and we’ve asked one another, “What on Earth could she be doing?” It feels like a jackhammer going off inside of me! Does that sound normal? It is super fast! The movements mimic exactly what a muscle spasm would feel like in an area of the body, only I believe her whole body mimics this motion. I have heard of hiccups and kicks, but this seems much more intense. The speed of the jolting, like I said before, is just like a muscle spasm & feels as if a jackhammer went off inside of me.
That's so crazy I jut noticed this same thing last night and was going to google it today. I'm glad to hear you guys are going through the same thing. I thought the baby was having a seizure. Whew thanks for posting this.
omg im so glad there is this many other women who are experiencing this... i too have been wondering the same thing.. i am 27 weeks along and having a baby boy and i was comparing the movements to seizure type as well lol i was like omg is my baby having seizures?! so glad to here that there are this many ppl that are experiencing it an that it seems to be a normal thing... whew
hi....this is my first pregnancy (31 weeks)and i am also experiencing the same "spastic, seizure-like fetal movements" like it last for about 3-7 seconds nonstop and i was super worried at first and so paranoid thinking that there's something wrong with my baby. but after reading your posts i'm a little relieved that i was not alone.. pls post again when you already delivered your child.. it will be much of relief if i know that your babies are fine :)
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