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Your baby's movements

Being aware of your baby's movements is vital for your baby's wellbeing.

Importance of fetal (baby) movements in pregnancy

If your baby's movement pattern changes, contact your midwife or the Maternity Unit immediately. Do not put off being seen until the next day!

  • Maternity Assessment Unit (John Radcliffe Hospital 24 hours): 01865 220221
  • Midwife Assessment Clinic (Horton General Hospital 8.00am - 4.00pm): 01295 229779

Please watch this short video which explains this in more detail.

Movements Matter video

Last reviewed:06 October 2022