How does fetal movement change throughout pregnancy? If this happens, it may be a signal of fetal hypoxia

How does fetal movement change throughout pregnancy? If this happens, it may be the fetal hypoxia signal

Writer: Chen Fang

Editor: Liu Yizhi

Finalized: Su Zihou

My mother has been cautious after being pregnant, tightening her nerves, and often feels very tired because of this. However, when the fetus starts to show fetal movement, this exhaustion is immediately converted into happiness, and the child’s birth is also more anticipated. 

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How does the fetal movement change during pregnancy? 

The fetus in the first trimester is just a small embryo, so there will be no fetal movement. By the 18th week, the fetus is basically formed and fetal movement begins to occur. 

▲ 18~20 weeks

Usually this time pregnant women will feel the fetal movement for the first time, the movement is very small, sometimes even not felt, after which it will gradually strengthen. 

▲ 20~24 weeks

These weeks are the time for the fetal movement to strengthen, and the number of times will increase. 

▲24~28weeks< /p>

At this time, the fetus will have hiccups, so sometimes there may be a feeling of jumping in the belly. 

In addition, the amniotic fluid of pregnant women increases, about 700 ml, and the fetus has enough space to move. 

The fetus can also begin to perceive the outside world, and will suddenly bounce when stimulated occasionally. Starting from 28 weeks, the rhythm will be more obvious. 

Doctors suggest: At this time, pregnant mothers should count fetal movements every day as a way to monitor their baby’s health at any time. 

▲29~31 weeks

The range of fetal movement will become smaller, because the fetus gradually develops, the uterus will become smaller for him; for pregnant mothers In other words, the fetal movement can be felt more obviously, because the fetus is closer to the mother. 

▲32~36 weeks< /p>

The fetal movement reaches its peak, the fetal development is gradually perfected, and the body becomes stronger, so the frequency of fetal movement will increase. 

▲36~38 weeks

The fetus has adjusted its birth position. If the fetus is naughty, he will kick his mother’s body with his hands or legs from time to time. Most pregnant mothers may experience rib pain. 

▲38~40 weeks

At this time, the fetal movement gradually slows down, because the position in the uterus is already very crowded, which is not suitable for the baby to exercise significantly. 

Under these conditions, the baby is prone to severe fetal movement

(1) Fixed period

According to the law of fetal movement changes, the fetus will appear in certain periods Frequent fetal movements, and the child’s character is also formed in the abdomen. Usually, the fetus with a more lively personality will have more frequent fetal movements. 

But most of the time, the fetal movement is regular and rhythmic. Moms don’t need to worry too much, just pay attention to rest. 

(2) Poor mood

When the baby is in the abdomen, the mood fluctuates and it is easy to produce violent fetal movements. For example, if the pregnant mother is too tired or too hungry, the baby will easily feel angry. This way of expressing their protests. 

(3) Physical discomfort

When the fetus feels uncomfortable, it will also send a distress signal to the mother through violent fetal movement. For example, fetal hypoxia or umbilical cord around the neck, etc.——

If the mother senses frequent and violent fetal movements, it is very likely that the fetal umbilical cord is around the neck; if the fetal movement is weak, and The frequency is less, less than 30 times or even less than 10 times, which may often be a signal of fetal hypoxia. 

Mom should take measures in time and go to the hospital for a comprehensive examination if necessary. 

How to distinguish abnormal fetal movement? 

Fetal movement can be detected from 28 weeks. It is indeed a very troublesome thing to monitor every day. Therefore, it is not necessary to monitor every day. When you feel that your fetal movement is significantly reduced or increased, you should Contact your obstetrician for further monitoring. 

Usually 12 hours of fetal movement should be more than 20 times, less than 20 is abnormal, less than 10 times, it means that the fetus may be in danger. 

If the fetus moves The frequency is too frequent and there is basically no intermittent, then it may also be that the fetus is in danger. 

Generally after 28 weeks, the fetal movement is mainly concentrated in the upper middle part of the abdomen, and rarely in the lower part. If the lower part of the lower abdomen is often fetal movement, then it is also a manifestation of abnormal fetal movement, which may be an irregular fetal position. 

Knowledge extension: fetal movements should be counted like this

Although the number of normal fetal movements varies throughout pregnancy, they all have a certain pattern. Recording the number of fetal movements can help us better Know whether the fetal movement is regular. 

Normally, you should do this :

A fixed time, one in the morning, one in the middle, and one in the evening, each time it takes an hour; it should be done in a relatively quiet environment, because some fetal movements may not be very strong, and it can be better in a quiet environment. Clearly record every fetal movement; after counting, add the number of fetal movements in these three times and multiply by four to get the number of fetal movements in twelve hours. 


Fetal movement is a barometer for pregnant mothers to monitor the health of their babies. Mothers should pay attention to them in order to better understand the development of their babies.  There are three types of rebellious periods in children’s growth stages. Abandon traditional education and teach you how to raise a smart baby

Different age groups of children will show different rebellious behaviors. Only when parents fully understand, can they be targeted at education. 

Writer: Wang Xiaoming

Editor: Wang Zhifeng

Finalized: Su Zihou

As children grow up, their sense of self-awareness Gradually, I started to have my own ideas, and I no longer want to listen to my parents for everything. It seems a bit rebellious. 

Actually, the so-called rebellion of children is just a way for parents to say that their children want to get out of control, but for children, this is a sign of growth. Therefore, parents can only do some things well. Only by understanding their psychological needs can we better nurture them. 

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Children’s rebellious period

Children will show different rebellious behaviors at different ages. Therefore, the rebellious period can be divided into several parts, as follows:

1. The first rebellious period: 2~3 years old

This rebellious period is caused by the transition of a child from an infant to an infant. People often call it the demon awakening period at two years of age. 

Before the child is two years old, the cute and cute baby will turn into a mischievous, disobedient little devil when he is two years old. 

His favorite thing is to say “no”. No matter what the parents say, they will habitually use the word “no” to refuse. 

And now he has learned to walk, run, eat, and start to have self-awareness in his small head, he has begun to build his own world, and thinks that everything belongs to him and has his own ideas, so as long as he wants , You will reach out and take it directly, regardless of whether it is your own. If parents come to stop it, it will cause the child to cry endlessly. 

2. The second stage: 7~9 years old

This rebellious period is the transition from children to juveniles. When children enter school, they learn a lot of knowledge and make a lot of friends. Friends have a stronger sense of self-independence and feel that they are already a little adult, not a child anymore, so they want to get rid of the control of their parents and often contradict each other. 

They will be reluctant to clean up the room, do homework, procrastinate, weariness of school, etc., so they want to confront their parents. 

3. The third stage: 12~15 years old

Children at this stage have entered puberty, and a series of changes have taken place in their psychology and physiology, and this is actually hormones affecting the baby’s thoughts And behavior. 

According to research findings, hormones make the amygdala, which controls emotions in the human brain, become very active, leading to greater mood swings in adolescent children. 

The brain command center that controls reason and decision-making needs to mature after adulthood. Therefore, adolescent children are prone to emotional agitation. If parents force discipline, it will only be counterproductive. Not only will it have no effect, it may also Arouse the child’s resistance. 

When the child enters the rebellious period, there are three things parents should do

1. Establish appropriate rules

Parents should establish some rules for their children from an early age, so that when the baby doesn’t follow the rules, he can properly punish them. If they do well, Parents can give appropriate praise and encouragement. 

In this way, the children’s behavior is restricted to a certain extent, so that they can control their own words and deeds. Of course, parents must unite the front line, pay attention to their own behavior and language, and set a good example, so that the rules can be better implemented and followed. 

2. Encourage children to express their emotions correctly

Children will lose their temper during the rebellious phase. Parents need to stabilize their emotions first, find out the reasons for the baby’s emotional out-of-control, and understand them The true inner thoughts. 

Then help children relieve their negative emotions, and guide and encourage them to express their ideas correctly, instead of losing their temper, throwing things, or attacking with words. 

3. Encourage children’s autonomy

After children gradually have a sense of self-independence, parents should not force their children to act according to their own wishes. They can encourage children to do something they can do Things, give them some self-space. 

In the choice of some things, you can also try to listen to the children’s opinions, instead of directly ignoring the baby’s ideas, so that they can have a certain right to choose themselves. 

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