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Quickening

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Updated January 25, 2014

Baby Kicking Pregnant Belly
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Definition: When in pregnancy you feel your baby move for the first time. This varies from woman to woman and even pregnancy to pregnancy.
Pronunciation: qw-ICK-ening
Also Known As: first baby movement
Examples:
Angela experienced quickening at 20 weeks with her first baby and earlier with her second.

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