Is it normal that I haven't felt baby kick yet?

I’m currently 16 weeks three days pregnant with the 4th baby. I haven’t felt this baby kick yet, but I am on the heavier side, and my stomach is big. I’m just scared cause I haven’t felt anything yet. Is this normal? Have any other moms experience this? I don’t have my next Drs appointment until the end of the month, and I’m starting to worry; last time, there was a heartbeat.


Yes, totally normal! Baby is still so tiny.

I’m 20 weeks and honestly don’t really feel anything. I was curious too. This is my third baby and I feel like it’s just taking forever lol

I didn’t feel any kicks until at least 20 weeks.

So many women avoid contacting their obgyn and or going to the E.R in fear they may feel silly if nothing is wrong or in fear of being judged.
Always contact your OBGYN

I will say, my placenta was in the front so kicks were harder to feel. Wishing you all the best.

I didn’t feel anything till 20 weeks :slight_smile:

Do you know if you have an anterior placenta? I did and it took a while to feel kicks

I am pregnant with my 5th and my placenta is attached to the front of my uterus (anterior) which made it harder for the doctors to find the heartbeat and it took longer for me to feel movement. I’m now 24 weeks and she is definitely letting me know she is there now!

I’m currently on my 3rd pregnancy… I’m 21 weeks today & I just started feeling her move in the past couple days. I was worried too, but I just tried to wait it out.

Have you tried the tricks like drinking cold water or sweets? What about when you lay down on your side?

I’m pregnant with my fourth as well and I didn’t feel him move till like 18-19 weeks. I wouldn’t worry to much about it, all babies are different.

My first pregnancy I was 20 weeks when I felt my daughter. Second pregnancy I felt him at 19 weeks.

I’ve had five babies- the earliest I ever felt movement was 18 weeks… the latest was 25weeks… everyone and every baby is different- movement varies just the same

My second babe (now 5 weeks old) didn’t feel him move until 21 weeks

Most women don’t feel movement until closer to 20 weeks or later. If you have an anterior placenta it could take longer. You’re way early to be worried. Give it a few more weeks

With my third, I didn’t feel her kick until about 22 weeks. I don’t remember when I felt the first two.

I didn’t really feel much until 24 weeks with my 3rd

It depends on the mother, but usually doesn’t happen till about 20 weeks

I’m 21w3d with my second and just found out I have an anterior placenta. I have only felt him move a few times.

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Depending on where the placenta is sitting might make it harder to feel movement