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The quality of fetal arm movements as indicators of fetal stress

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Journal publication date12/2010
JournalEarly Human Development
Journal number12
Volume86
Number of pages4
Pages813-816
Original languageEnglish

Abstract

Although a number of studies have found that maternal stress affects the fetus, it is unclear whether jerky fetal movements observed on ultrasound scans are indicative of fetal stress, or whether they are part of normal development.