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What is this? user banned
May 19th '13

I'm lying on my back on the couch and I noticed this weird lump off to the side off my belly. I expected it to be hard, like part of baby, but it was soft and squishy. I pressed down on it and it slowly raised back up to a lump shape. It feels like an air pocket. It's weird. Anyone experience this?

Chibs 2 kids; Missouri 12147 posts
May 19th '13

Sounds like a hernia

What's wrong, flat face? TTC since Jul 2012; 1 child; 3 angel babies; Texas 13678 posts
May 19th '13

No but that is uber interesting.

user banned 3 kids; 3 angel babies; Indiana 75866 posts
May 19th '13

<blockquote><b>Quoting *PeanutButter*:</b>" Sounds like a hernia"</blockquote>



It's not a hernia. I know what those feel like. It just feels like air... but I don't know why I'd have an air pocket in my uterus.

Allissa Specht 35 kids; Essexville, Michigan 5706 posts
May 19th '13
Quoting Squeaky McGee [29 wks]:" <blockquote><b>Quoting *PeanutButter*:</b>" Sounds like a hernia"</blockquote> ... [snip!] ... not a hernia. I know what those feel like. It just feels like air... but I don't know why I'd have an air pocket in my uterus."


Is it an abscess? My cousin had one during her pregnancy.

user banned 3 kids; 3 angel babies; Indiana 75866 posts
May 19th '13

<blockquote><b>Quoting Allissa Specht:</b>" Is it an abscess? My cousin had one during her pregnancy."</blockquote>




I don't know. I can't see in there. It's not tender, though. It's just strange.

Super Mommy! 4 kids; ☺, CA, United States 16060 posts
May 19th '13

Could that spot be swollen?

user banned 3 kids; 3 angel babies; Indiana 75866 posts
May 19th '13

<blockquote><b>Quoting Super Mommy!:</b>" Could that spot be swollen?"</blockquote>




It's possible, but I don't know why it would be. Plus, it moves, lol.

Allissa Specht 35 kids; Essexville, Michigan 5706 posts
May 19th '13
Quoting Squeaky McGee [29 wks]:" <blockquote><b>Quoting Allissa Specht:</b>" Is it an abscess? My cousin had one during ... [snip!] ... one during her pregnancy."</blockquote> I don't know. I can't see in there. It's not tender, though. It's just strange."


My cousins did not bother her. It was kind of squishy and would move when she touched it. Just a small pocket of fluid that popped up around her uterus. They don't know why, and it never caused a problem besides just being there. I'd just bring it up at your next doctors appt.

user banned 3 kids; 3 angel babies; Indiana 75866 posts
May 19th '13

<blockquote><b>Quoting Allissa Specht:</b>" My cousins did not bother her. It was kind of squishy and would move when she touched it. Just a small ... [snip!] ... They don't know why, and it never caused a problem besides just being there. I'd just bring it up at your next doctors appt."</blockquote>




Not sure when that will be now. No insurance. Yay.

Allissa Specht 35 kids; Essexville, Michigan 5706 posts
May 19th '13
Quoting Squeaky McGee [29 wks]:" <blockquote><b>Quoting Allissa Specht:</b>" My cousins did not bother her. It was ... [snip!] ... there. I'd just bring it up at your next doctors appt."</blockquote> Not sure when that will be now. No insurance. Yay."


OHHHH I forgot. I remember reading that. IDK, if it isn't painful and the baby seems to be moving around normally then it should be fine. I'm sure you know that if it becomes painful or red and hot then you should probably get it checked.

user banned 3 kids; 3 angel babies; Indiana 75866 posts
May 19th '13

<blockquote><b>Quoting Allissa Specht:</b>" OHHHH I forgot. I remember reading that. IDK, if it isn't painful and the baby seems to be moving around ... [snip!] ... then it should be fine. I'm sure you know that if it becomes painful or red and hot then you should probably get it checked."</blockquote>



Yeah, it isn't bothering me at all. I just thought it was odd.

Allissa Specht 35 kids; Essexville, Michigan 5706 posts
May 19th '13
Quoting Squeaky McGee [29 wks]:" <blockquote><b>Quoting Allissa Specht:</b>" OHHHH I forgot. I remember reading that. ... [snip!] ... then you should probably get it checked."</blockquote> Yeah, it isn't bothering me at all. I just thought it was odd."


That is a little strange lol. I would have a hard time NOT messing with it the way you described it lol

*Lindsey* 3 kids; Alberta 8816 posts
May 20th '13

I have this all the time too and its like right above my belly button. Always looks like a part of baby but when i push its soft and itll go away then come back.
It almost is like theres air pockets in there or something