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Your baby's movements in pregnancy

You must not wait until the next day to seek help if you are worried about your baby's movements.

For information on your baby's movements please access the Tommy's website

What if my baby's movements are reduced?

If you are not happy with your baby's movement you must contact your midwife or your maternity unit straight away, even if everything was normal last time.

NEVER HESITATE to contact your midwife or maternity unit for advice.

York and Scarbrough 

Scarborough Labour Ward: 01723 342 124 or antenatal day unit, Monday - Friday 9am to 4pm on 01723 385 295.

York Labour Ward: 01904 626 004 or triage, 8am to 10pm on 01904 725 924 or 01904 722 833

Scunthorpe and Grimsby

Grimsby, please contact the team that you are assigned to:

Blueberry  03033 304 789 
Holly  03033 304 790
Honeysuckle 03033 304 794
Jasmine  03033 304 787

Scunthorpe Labour Ward: 03033 302 270

Hull and East Yorkshire 

If you are less than 28 weeks pregnant you should contact your community midwife on 01482 602 658 who will arrange to see you as soon as possible. If you have any difficulties in contacting your community midwife please contact the antenatal day unit on 01482 382 729.

If you are more than 28 weeks pregnant you should contact the antenatal day unit at the Women and Children's Hospital who will arrange to see you as soon as possible on 01482 382 729. If you contact the antenatal day unit when it is closed you will be automatically transferred to Maple Ward who will be able to help you. 

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Your baby is now officially an embryo and is about the size of a poppy seed.

Please visit www.nhs.uk/conditions/pregnancy-and-baby/4-weeks-pregnant/ for more information.

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Your baby is now the size of a kidney bean and weighs 1g. 

Please visit www.nhs.uk/conditions/pregnancy-and-baby/8-weeks-pregnant/ for more information.

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Welcome to the second trimester!

Your baby is about the size of a small lime and weighs approximately 14g.

You have hopefully seen your midwife for your 'booking in' appointment, if you have not yet seen a midwife please make an appointment quickly, so you can have all of your choices about screening tests explained and offered to you.

Please visit www.nhs.uk/conditions/pregnancy-and-baby/12-weeks-pregnant/ for more information. You can also link to the 'Pregnancy Journey' area here.  

2019-07-03

Your baby is about the size of an avocado and weighs approximately 100g. 

Please visit www.nhs.uk/conditions/pregnancy-and-baby/16-weeks-pregnant/ for more information.

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Your baby has grown in length and is now the length of a small banana and weighs approximately 300g. Around this time you will be offered your '20 week' scan, also known as the 'anatomy' or 'anomaly' scan.Click here for more information about screening. 

Please visit www.nhs.uk/conditions/pregnancy-and-baby/20-weeks-pregnant/ for more information.

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Your baby has grown again to the approximate length of an ear of sweetcorn and weighs about 600g. 

Please visit www.nhs.uk/conditions/pregnancy-and-baby/24-weeks-pregnant/ for more information.

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Welcome to the third trimester!

Your baby is now approximately the weight of an aubergine; about 1kg and approximately 37cm in length. 

Please visit www.nhs.uk/conditions/pregnancy-and-baby/28-weeks-pregnant/ for more information.

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Your baby now weighs approximately the same as a coconut; around 1.5kg. 

Please visit www.nhs.uk/conditions/pregnancy-and-baby/32-weeks-pregnant/ for more information.

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Your baby is now around the same size as a lettuce, approximately 47cm long and weighs around 2.6kg. 

Please visit www.nhs.uk/conditions/pregnancy-and-baby/36-weeks-pregnant/ for more information.

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Your baby is now the weight of a small watermelon which is approximately 3.3kg and around 50cm in length. 

Please visit www.nhs.uk/conditions/pregnancy-and-baby/40-weeks-pregnant/ for more information.