fetal movement

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Noun1.fetal movement - motion of a fetus within the uterus (usually detected by the 16th week of pregnancy)
movement, motility, motion, move - a change of position that does not entail a change of location; "the reflex motion of his eyebrows revealed his surprise"; "movement is a sign of life"; "an impatient move of his hand"; "gastrointestinal motility"
maternity, pregnancy, gestation - the state of being pregnant; the period from conception to birth when a woman carries a developing fetus in her uterus
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In December 2016 the maternity team at the George Eliot brought in a range of measures to improve support for parents-to-be around fetal movements in national guidelines to reduce stillbirth.
Maternal understanding of fetal movement in third trimester: A means for fetal monitoring and reducing stillbirth.
21) A reactive NST was defined as the presence of two or more fetal heart rate accelerations of 15 beats or more, within a 10-min window, lasting at least 15 seconds and associated with fetal movement.
This conforms to the history of ten hours history of last perception of fetal movement and ultrasound scanning findings of IUFD.
Following a brief scenario stem given by the ESP nurse, the three selected nursing students entered the room and encountered the young couple, who had been sent to the hospital labor and delivery unit for observation because of decreased fetal movement.
Any person who commits the crime stipulated in Article 312 without the consent of the pregnant woman, whether the pregnant woman feels the fetal movement or not, shall be punished by imprisonment of up to twenty years and fine.
A 37-year-old female in her third pregnancy at 35 weeks gestation by menstrual dates presented to her obstetrician with markedly decreased fetal movements.
But these tests showed us that it's the reduction in fetal movement that in turn impairs normal skeletal development.
Maternal and infant nurses know that lack of fetal movement is an ominous sign.
The length of the umbilical cord has been considered a trustworthy indicator of fetal movement by being influenced by the frequency of fetal movement and by space available in the uterine cavity.
7%) patients were delivered due to fetal indications, defined as decreased fetal movement or a nonreactive nonstress test.