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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A report into the death states that the three times Keeley had episodes of reduced fetal movements CTG was normal.
The report recommended that clinical guidelines for reduced fetal movements should be revised and staff should be 'educated' about the importance of early induction for women with recurrent reduced fetal movements.
Comparison with non-affected siblings shows that mothers detect reduced fetal movement in 80% of patients with Prader-Willi syndrome, a feature which can facilitate early diagnosis.
Of the nine live born cases discussed in this review, 7 presented at term of gestational age, 2 preterm [3-5, 7, 9-11]; moreover, 7 cases presented with a complaint of decreased fetal movement [3-6, 8].
Interventions to enhance maternal awareness of decreased fetal movement: A systematic review.
Ultrasonographic examination of the thirteen goats revealed non-viable fetuses characterized by absence of heart beats and fetal movements. Regarding the full-term goats with dead fetuses, fetal fluids were greatly diminished and distal acoustic shadowing was clearly realized.
(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. (22) FHR was assessed by recording NST for 20 minutes for each individual.
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. After performing a history and assessment of the patient and placing the patient on the monitor, the nursing students were unable to find fetal heart tones.
Bergmans, "Fetal movement quantification by fetal vectorcardiography: a preliminary study," in Proceedings of the Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC '08), pp.
The Duluth mother of three said she hadn't gained any weight or felt fetal movement in the months before.
Fetal movement "quick with child" means that the baby begins to move in the womb.
Massive fetomaternal hemorrhage preceded by decreased fetal movement and a nonreactive fetal heart rate pattern.