Ask a mother how does it feel like when a baby inside the womb kicks her? The only reply you'll get is-" my baby inside is not not kicking me, it is just trying to make space to hug me from inside."
Wow, what a feeling it is. Experiencing that first kick of your baby and getting to know that you have entered into the world of motherhood is the best phase of the life. The excitement and the learning in the entire nine-month journey are something that can never be expressed in words. And the every small activity done by your baby inside will make you curious and concerned what is it trying to do.
How a baby is kicking, how much it is kicking and why is it not kicking? Every small thing makes a big question in mom's mind and why not? After all, she totally deserves to know every single action of her baby.
Let's know some interesting facts about baby's kicks during pregnancy and make each and every mother's day.
It is said that kick is a sign of baby's good health and indicates the activeness of the baby inside your womb.
Baby responds immediately to the change in the environment especially when they hear some external noises.
A baby's kicks increase when the mother to be lies on her left side. It happens because the blood supply to the fetus gets boosted while lying on the left side and hence improves the baby's movement.
Expecting mothers often experience more number of kicks after their meal.
As a matter of fact, a baby starts kicking when it completes entire nine weeks inside the womb. And, the mother who is expecting for the second time experiences the kick after completing 13 weeks of their pregnancy.
Reduced fetal activity can be the matter of huge concern. If your baby's kicks are reduced to the normal, then it indicates an insufficient supply of oxygen to the baby.
As soon as your baby starts growing larger after the 36th week, it starts kicking often.
If these facts were new to you and you have a friend who is pregnant, then do share the article with them.