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Tommy's #MovementsMatter campaign challenges dangerous myths about baby movement during pregnancy, and urges mums-to-be to follow current recommendations about what to do when they experience a change in their baby's movements. The campaign is supported by NHS England and Kicks Count.

A baby moving during pregnancy can be anything from a flutter, kick, swish or roll and these are a sign that baby is well.

When a baby is unwell, they may conserve energy by slowing down their movements. This can be the first sign of a problem.

55% of women who had a stillbirth noticed their baby’s movements had slowed down or stopped but hadn’t reported it.

If this symptom is reported promptly there is a window of opportunity in which the baby’s life may be saved.

The #MovementsMatter campaign aims to raise awareness of the importance of fetal movements across the UK. 

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