fetal movement

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n fetal movement motion of a fetus within the uterus (usually detected by the 16th week of pregnancy)
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Usage

In literature:

The violent fetal movements induced labor, and the spleen was so large as to retard it.
"Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine" by George M. Gould
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In news:

Fetal movement counting reduces maternal anxiety: Study.
Imagine a camcorder set up to record all fetal movements right from the start.
Fetal movement counting reduces maternal anxiety : Study.
It's a message that Count the Kicks, an Iowa-based fetal movement counting campaign that originated with five Iowa mothers who each lost daughters to late-term infant death or stillbirth, has been spreading since 2005.
Fetal movement counting reduces maternal anxiety: Study.
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