17 Weeks Pregnant Movement What Does It Feel Like?

You will probably feel your baby move for the first time when you’re around 17 or 18 weeks pregnant.

Most first-time mums notice the first movements when they are between 18 and 20 weeks pregnant.

At first, you feel a fluttering or bubbling, or a very slight shifting movement, maybe a bit like indigestion.

What should I be feeling at 17 weeks pregnant?

At 17 weeks pregnant, you’re in the sweet spot of your pregnancy. Your nausea has probably abated, but you’re not experiencing some of the discomforts that come later in pregnancy. So enjoy this time! Braxton Hicks contractions: Just like your baby at 17 weeks, your body is also practicing—for labor.

What does it feel like when your baby moves?

So what do early baby kicks feel like? Others describe first baby kicks to feel like flutters, gas bubbles, tumbling, a light tickle, a painless “zapping” feeling, a light flicking, or a gentle thud or tap. As baby grows, movements will become much more pronounced and you will feel them more frequently.

Where is my baby at 17 weeks in my stomach?

As your abdomen continues to grow, other organs will move around to compensate for the growth of your uterus and baby. The top of your uterus is beginning to appear more rounded and is lengthening. Your uterus will begin pushing your intestines up and out towards the side of your abdomen.