foetal movement


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Noun1.foetal 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 those situations, fasting does not cause any problem but pregnant women should always ensure symptoms are balanced and foetal movement is normal.
The details of Biophysical Profile as Non-Stress Test (NST), amniotic fluid volume (AFI), foetal breathing movement, foetal movement, foetal tone and ultrasound scanning were collected.
I had patients not wanting to come into hospital (at the weekend) when they needed a kidney transplant, or when they felt reduced foetal movement.
I had patients not wanting to come into hospital at the weekend when they needed a kidney transplant, or when they felt reduced foetal movement.
Standard Configuration: Fhr, Toco, Foetal Movement.
There had been no indication that anything could be wrong until she felt no foetal movement and a hospital check found no heartbeat.
Foetal movement, even when the mother is unaware of it, raises her heart rate and her skin conductivity, signals of emotion-and perhaps of pre-natal preparation for mother-child bonding.
Patients with borderline oligohydramnios (5-8 cm AFI) were managed on outpatient basis with daily foetal movement count (DFMC), weekly foetal Doppler study and modified biophysical profile.
A further confounding fact is that reduced foetal movement is one of the most common symptoms before stillbirth, but quite often there's a delay between the baby dying and confirmation by a midwife or doctor.
It follows that impaired maternal thyroid function could also influence foetal movement," he added.
Asked if she felt foetal movement, she said: "I had all sorts of feelings.