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How To Make Baby Move In Utero

Haven't felt baby kick in a while? Check out these simple tricks to get baby moving.

Babies are most active after meals or if you've just had some caffeine or sugar. You can help nudge baby into wiggling with a glass of cold milk (or anything else chilly and sweet) and lying on your side to increase blood flow to baby. Or try one of our favorite pastimes: The remote control trick. Drink something sweet, then lie back in a recliner (or on the couch propped up with pillows) with the TV remote balanced on your belly. You’ll see it move when baby bounces!

If you still don’t feel any kicks, or don’t get ten kicks within two hours when you do your counts, check in with your OB.

Excerpted from The Baby Bump: 100s of Secrets to Surviving Those Nine Long Months.

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