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I’m 23 weeks pregnant, I was sitting in a chair and had a…

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I’m 23 weeks pregnant, I was sitting in a chair and had a hyper puppy about 20lbs jump up on my lap. He jumped on my stomach. Didn’t hurt much, but should I worry it could have hurt the baby at all?
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Hi there. Board-certified obgyn here. If you're not bleeding, didn't have a big gush of fluid, and aren't having pain or contractions, sounds like you're OK. Your uterus is made of thick muscle and does a lot to protect the fetus inside. If you begin having any of those symptoms I described, I would go for fetal heart tones to make sure everything looks OK. Are you feeling your baby move OK?

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
I still feel her kicking no other symptoms
Customer reply replied 6 months ago
there I a lot of protection from the uterus in generally - wouldn’t cause any injuries to her without those symptoms?

If you can feel your baby moving, I think you're alright. It would be very unlikely to have injury from trauma with absolutely no symptoms.

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