Monday, January 7, 2008

I've Got a Feeling

'...a feeling deep inside, oh yeah...'

I'm sure this isn't exactly what Paul McCartney was singing about, but I have been feeling Blobby moving for the past 3 days. I didn't realize what it was when I first felt it so subtly this past Friday. It doesn't really feel like those typical descriptions that you hear when women talk about feeling their babies moving. It certainly doesn't resemble any kicks or pokes; and I couldn't exactly describe it as the sensation of 'butterflies fluttering', although I can understand where that description comes from.

To me (and this will probably sound very strange to many of you), it feels like there is a vibration which lasts for approximately one second and resonates somewhere in the lower right section of my Nether-regions. Yes, that's right- I feel it in my hoo-hoo, my va-jay-jay, my 'down there'. Weird, I know, but that's where I'm feeling it. Could be that Blobby is hitting on a nerve which is shooting down to that area, or it could be that because my uterus consists mostly of scar tissue which probably has little or no feeling, I'm not actually feeling it in the right place, but in the surrounding areas.

On Friday, these sensations were very few and far between- maybe once every 20 minutes or so. Saturday I barely felt them because I was running around doing shopping all day. Sunday I felt them a little more frequently, and today I feel them every few seconds. It's crazy!

Now, I realize that pregnant women can often confuse other, um, bodily functions with their moving babies. I can tell you with the utmost certainty, that this is definitely not gas (a feeling with which I am quite familiar with, thank you very much), or a growling stomach, or nerves, or a rumbling tummy after something that I've eaten isn't agreeing with me. I know what each of those feel like, and this isn't that!

I consulted a friend of mine who had her second child this past summer. She confirmed that during her more recent pregnancy that she felt a similar sensation and felt it very low, so she believes that I am indeed feeling Blobby.

What an amazing feeling. It's my baby!


Olga said...

Wow, that must be an amazing feeling!!!! Enjoy it!!!

I can't wait to feel movement too!!!


Natalie said...

Everyone seems to feel it differently... so it quite likely is Blobby indeed!! As it gets stronger you'll become more sure of what it is. After a few weeks of feeling Devin tap me from the inside it seemed preposterous that I ever questioned it was him.

Yay for feeling baby move!!

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Lissa said...

That's so wonderful!! Grow Blobby, grow!

Babe* said...

Yay for blobby movement!!

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SIL said...

That is beyond amazing. Just wait until blobby starts playing bongos on your belly. What fun!