Do babies kick less near the end of pregnancy?

Babies do not kick less near the end of pregnancy. Toward the end of pregnancy the baby may move differently. It may feel more like rolling than kicking. However, if you are monitoring the baby’s movements at the same time each day, it should take about the same amount of time to feel 10 movements. Call your provider if you notice a significant change in your baby’s movement patterns or if you do not feel 10 movements in two hours.

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