Many moms struggle to describe what a baby’s kick really feels like—it’s kind of a you-had-to-be-there type of thing. But for everyone who’s witnessed a big kick from baby move mom’s belly, we can all agree that it’s a little freaky (like something out of Alien vs Predator).
5 ways to prepare your firstborn for a siblingSecond-time mom Cassidy Patterson caught her son’s hilarious reaction to this strange phenomenon in a video that she recently uploaded to Facebook. According to a local news report, Patterson said that 3-year-old Mason wanted to wish his baby sister goodnight when her belly rumbled. “That was when I pressed record on my phone,” said Patterson. “He then asked what she was doing, and we waited for the next rumble. Instead he got a surprise kick.”
Judging from Mason’s immediate recoil and the look of absolute terror that he flashed to the camera, it definitely was a big surprise. He was so scared in fact, that he ended up scurrying away while his mom had a nice chuckle. Watch the full clip below:
While his reaction is hilarious, we think it’s totally justified—seeing that for the first time would give anyone the heebie-jeebies.
But don’t worry Mason, your baby sister is not an alien (even though there’s a chance she’ll come into this world via a bloody wound in your mom’s tummy a.k.a. a C-section, but that’s beside the point). Hopefully you aren’t scarred for life, and maybe next time you can put your hand on her tummy and feel the kick for yourself. It truly is a magical feeling.