How much should a baby move?

The fruit in the womb is constantly being improved. His movements are a necessary condition for proper development. Gynecologists recommend keeping a record of movements from 28 weeks of pregnancy. Big or small their number may be indicative of various complications of pregnancy. The norm is about 10 movements in an hour, felt by the mother during wakefulness.

The cause of the perturbations of the fetus

The child often moves with a shortage of food or oxygen, relying on their instincts. Massaging the placenta helps him to produce the necessary substances due to increased blood flow. The access of oxygen to the baby may be limited to the compression of the large vessels when the mother lies on her belly, so the fetus may require frequent perturbations change the position. To active toddler can, turning if he clamped the umbilical cord.
To increase the number of perturbations of the fetus may influence a mother's mood. Strong emotional feelings are transferred to the baby, so it usually begins to move.
In all these cases, don't worry, you only need to remove the cause of discontent of the child.

When frequent fetal movements is a cause for concern?

If the baby continues to hurt to kick the mother for several hours, you should contact your doctor.