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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The Bears have repeatedly stated throughout the offseason that every kick counts in the NFL's most discussed kicking competition, maybe ever.
[5] Therefore, if a woman experiences a qualitative change in fetal movements, it may be more important clinically than any definition of a specific numeric decrease in fetal kick counts. [6]
And a future update to the device and the application plans to bring in additional insights like stress, sleep, kick counts, and activity levels while also incorporating a simple QnA feature that helps moms put their doubts to rest.