fetal movement

Summary

Summary: Physical activity of the FETUS in utero. Gross or fine fetal body movement can be monitored by the mother, PALPATION, or ULTRASONOGRAPHY.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Decreased fetal movements: background, assessment, and clinical management
    Anette G Olesen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Glostrup University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 83:818-26. 2004
  2. ncbi Antenatal evaluation of the fetus using fetal movement monitoring
    Maria D Velazquez
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87131, USA
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 45:993-1004. 2002
  3. pmc Maternal perception of reduced fetal movements is associated with altered placental structure and function
    Lynne K Warrander
    School of Biomedicine, Manchester Academic Health Science Centre, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 7:e34851. 2012
  4. pmc Placental pathology in pregnancies with maternally perceived decreased fetal movement--a population-based nested case-cohort study
    Brita Askeland Winje
    Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    PLoS ONE 7:e39259. 2012
  5. ncbi Fetal movement assessment
    J Frederik Frøen
    Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Semin Perinatol 32:243-6. 2008
  6. ncbi Methods of fetal movement counting and the detection of fetal compromise
    A E P Heazell
    Division of Human Development, Maternal and Fetal Health Research Centre, St Mary s Hospital, University of Manchester, UK
    J Obstet Gynaecol 28:147-54. 2008
  7. ncbi Women's premonitions prior to the death of their baby in utero and how they deal with the feeling that their baby may be unwell
    Kerstin Erlandsson
    School of Health, Care and Social Welfare, Malardalen University, Eskilstuna Västerås, Sweden
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 91:28-33. 2012
  8. ncbi Women's perceptions of fetal movements in full-term pregnancy
    Ingela Rådestad
    Sophiahemmet University College, Stockholm, Sweden
    Sex Reprod Healthc 3:113-6. 2012
  9. ncbi Low maternal awareness of fetal movement is associated with small for gestational age infants
    Eli Saastad
    Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Division of Epidemiology, Pb 4404 Nydalen, N 0403 Oslo, Norway
    J Midwifery Womens Health 53:345-52. 2008
  10. pmc Temporal patterns in count-to-ten fetal movement charts and their associations with pregnancy characteristics: a prospective cohort study
    Brita Askeland Winje
    Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Nydalen, 0403, Oslo, Norway
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 12:124. 2012

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  1. ncbi Decreased fetal movements: background, assessment, and clinical management
    Anette G Olesen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Glostrup University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 83:818-26. 2004
    ..There is a need for further well-designed studies in order to provide evidence-based guidelines in the future...
  2. ncbi Antenatal evaluation of the fetus using fetal movement monitoring
    Maria D Velazquez
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87131, USA
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 45:993-1004. 2002
  3. pmc Maternal perception of reduced fetal movements is associated with altered placental structure and function
    Lynne K Warrander
    School of Biomedicine, Manchester Academic Health Science Centre, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 7:e34851. 2012
    Maternal perception of reduced fetal movement (RFM) is associated with increased risk of stillbirth and fetal growth restriction (FGR)...
  4. pmc Placental pathology in pregnancies with maternally perceived decreased fetal movement--a population-based nested case-cohort study
    Brita Askeland Winje
    Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    PLoS ONE 7:e39259. 2012
    ..Our main objective was to explore whether maternal perceptions of DFM were associated with placental pathology in pregnancies recruited from a low-risk total population...
  5. ncbi Fetal movement assessment
    J Frederik Frøen
    Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Semin Perinatol 32:243-6. 2008
    ..Early results of screening were promising and fetal movement counting is the only antepartum testing method that has shown effect in reducing mortality in a randomized ..
  6. ncbi Methods of fetal movement counting and the detection of fetal compromise
    A E P Heazell
    Division of Human Development, Maternal and Fetal Health Research Centre, St Mary s Hospital, University of Manchester, UK
    J Obstet Gynaecol 28:147-54. 2008
    ..Assessment of fetal movements using formal fetal movement counting has shown equivocal results...
  7. ncbi Women's premonitions prior to the death of their baby in utero and how they deal with the feeling that their baby may be unwell
    Kerstin Erlandsson
    School of Health, Care and Social Welfare, Malardalen University, Eskilstuna Västerås, Sweden
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 91:28-33. 2012
    ..To identify whether mothers of stillborn babies had had a premonition that their unborn child might not be well and how they dealt with that premonition. Design. A mixed method approach. ..
  8. ncbi Women's perceptions of fetal movements in full-term pregnancy
    Ingela Rådestad
    Sophiahemmet University College, Stockholm, Sweden
    Sex Reprod Healthc 3:113-6. 2012
    ..Besides the frequency of the fetal movements the woman's perceptions of the movements can give additional information about the unborn baby's wellbeing...
  9. ncbi Low maternal awareness of fetal movement is associated with small for gestational age infants
    Eli Saastad
    Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Division of Epidemiology, Pb 4404 Nydalen, N 0403 Oslo, Norway
    J Midwifery Womens Health 53:345-52. 2008
    ..women about fetal activity, level of maternal awareness of fetal activity, maternal concern about decreased fetal movement, and pregnancy outcomes. This was a population-based cross-sectional study...
  10. pmc Temporal patterns in count-to-ten fetal movement charts and their associations with pregnancy characteristics: a prospective cohort study
    Brita Askeland Winje
    Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Nydalen, 0403, Oslo, Norway
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 12:124. 2012
    b>Fetal movement counting has long been suggested as a screening tool to identify impaired placental function...
  11. ncbi Predicting poor perinatal outcome in women who present with decreased fetal movements
    O O'Sullivan
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Royal Blackburn Hospital, Blackburn, UK
    J Obstet Gynaecol 29:705-10. 2009
    ..Such patients may be prioritised for detailed assessment of fetal growth and wellbeing...
  12. ncbi Maternal perception of fetal activity and late stillbirth risk: findings from the Auckland Stillbirth Study
    Tomasina Stacey
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Birth 38:311-6. 2011
    ..Little is known about other aspects of perceived fetal activity. The objective of this study was to explore the relationship between maternal perception of fetal activity and late stillbirth (≥28 wk gestation) risk...
  13. pmc Fetal movement counting improved identification of fetal growth restriction and perinatal outcomes--a multi-centre, randomized, controlled trial
    Eli Saastad
    Faculty of Health, Nutrition and Management, Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences, Oslo, Norway
    PLoS ONE 6:e28482. 2011
    b>Fetal movement counting is a method used by the mother to quantify her baby's movements, and may prevent adverse pregnancy outcome by a timely evaluation of fetal health when the woman reports decreased fetal movements...
  14. ncbi Maternal characteristics and pregnancy outcomes in women presenting with decreased fetal movements in late pregnancy
    Julie Victoria Holm Tveit
    Division of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Centre for Perinatal Research, Rikshospitalet University Hospital, and University of Oslo, Medical Faculty, Norway
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 88:1345-51. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to identify maternal characteristics in women presenting decreased fetal movements in a total population, to identify the risk of adverse outcomes and assess the management provided...
  15. ncbi Analysis of 'count-to-ten' fetal movement charts: a prospective cohort study
    B A Winje
    Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    BJOG 118:1229-38. 2011
    We aimed to describe patterns of maternally perceived fetal movement (FM) counts in normal third-trimester pregnancies and present associations between published limits of decreased fetal movement (DFM) and FM patterns in the total ..
  16. pmc Do facial expressions develop before birth?
    Nadja Reissland
    Department of Psychology, University of Durham, Durham, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 6:e24081. 2011
    ..However, how such movements become coordinated is poorly understood. 4-D ultrasound visualisation allows an objective coding of fetal facial movements...
  17. ncbi Management of decreased fetal movements
    J Frederik Frøen
    Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Semin Perinatol 32:307-11. 2008
    ..We propose guidelines for management of decreased fetal movements that include both a nonstress test and an ultrasound scan and report findings in 3014 cases of decreased fetal movements...
  18. ncbi Fetal general movements and brain sonography in a population at risk for preterm birth
    F M F Rosier-van Dunné
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Research Institute MOVE, VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Early Hum Dev 86:107-11. 2010
    ..General movements (GMs) assessed three months post term are related to brain injury and neurological outcome...
  19. ncbi Detection and management of decreased fetal movements in Australia and New Zealand: a survey of obstetric practice
    Vicki Flenady
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol 49:358-63. 2009
    Decreased fetal movement (DFM) is associated with increased risk of adverse pregnancy outcome. However, there is limited research to inform practice in the detection and management of DFM.
  20. ncbi Correlation between fetal movement revealed in actography and fetal-neonatal well-being: observational study on 3,805 pregnancies followed in a Northern Italy tertiary care hospital
    T S Patrelli
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Medical Center Parma, Italy
    Clin Exp Obstet Gynecol 38:382-5. 2011
    To evaluate the correlation between fetal movement revealed in cardiotocography and fetal-neonatal well-being as well as to assess the value of cardiotocography in our clinical practice.
  21. pmc Management of reported decreased fetal movements for improving pregnancy outcomes
    G Justus Hofmeyr
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, East London Hospital Complex, University of the Witwatersrand, University of FortHare, Eastern Cape Department of Health, East London, South Afric
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 4:CD009148. 2012
    ..For this reason, fetal movement monitoring is advised by caregivers and used spontaneously by mothers to assess the baby's well-being...
  22. ncbi Fetal hand movements and facial expression in normal pregnancy studied by four-dimensional sonography
    Asim Kurjak
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Zagreb, Sveti Duh Hospital, Zagreb, Croatia
    J Perinat Med 31:496-508. 2003
    ..To evaluate the developmental pattern of fetal hand movements and facial activity and expression during the second and third trimester of pregnancy by four-dimensional ultrasound (4D-US)...
  23. ncbi Novel Bayesian vectorcardiographic loop alignment for improved monitoring of ECG and fetal movement
    Rik Vullings
    Department of Electrical Engineering, Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven 5600 MB, The Netherlands
    IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 60:1580-8. 2013
    ..morphology changes (enabling diagnostics) and that the method is capable of classifying recorded ECG signals to periods of fetal movement or rest ( 0.01). This information on fetal movement can also serve as a valuable diagnostic tool.
  24. ncbi Four-dimensional sonographic assessment of fetal facial expression early in the third trimester
    Fang Yan
    Department of Perinatology and Gynecology, Kagawa University School of Medicine, Miki, Kagawa, Japan
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 94:108-13. 2006
    ..To evaluate the characteristic patterns of facial expression in fetuses aged from 28 to 34 weeks using 4-dimensional (4-D) ultrasonography...
  25. ncbi Factors affecting maternal perception of fetal movement
    Zina Rashed Hijazi
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pregnancy Research Centre, Department of Perinatal Medicine, Royal Women s Hospital, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Obstet Gynecol Surv 64:489-97; quiz 499. 2009
    Maternal perception of fetal movement is an important screening method for fetal well-being, as decreased fetal movement is associated with a range of pregnancy pathologies and poor pregnancy outcomes...
  26. ncbi Fetal and infant movements and the young nervous system
    Hilary Hart
    Dev Med Child Neurol 48:547. 2006
  27. ncbi The management of reduced fetal movements in an uncomplicated pregnancy at term: results from an anonymous national online survey in the Republic of Ireland
    J Unterscheider
    The Anu Research Centre, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University College Cork, Cork University Maternity Hospital, Wilton, Cork, Ireland
    J Obstet Gynaecol 30:578-82. 2010
    ..The minority of clinicians admitted or induced their patients. This survey identified the need for national and international guidelines to ensure safe antepartum care and delivery...
  28. pmc Predictors of poor perinatal outcome following maternal perception of reduced fetal movements--a prospective cohort study
    Philip J Dutton
    Maternal and Fetal Health Research Centre, Manchester Academic Health Science Centre, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 7:e39784. 2012
    Maternal perception of reduced fetal movement (RFM) is associated with increased risk of stillbirth and fetal growth restriction (FGR)...
  29. ncbi Fetal movement counting--effects on maternal-fetal attachment: a multicenter randomized controlled trial
    Eli Saastad
    Akershus University College, Lillestrøm, Norway
    Birth 38:282-93. 2011
    Women presenting with decreased fetal movement have an increased risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes...
  30. pmc Reduction of late stillbirth with the introduction of fetal movement information and guidelines - a clinical quality improvement
    Julie Victoria Holm Tveit
    Division of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Centre for Perinatal Research, Rikshospitalet University Hospital, University of Oslo, Medical Faculty, Norway
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 9:32. 2009
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  31. ncbi A kick from within--fetal movement counting and the cancelled progress in antenatal care
    J Frederik Frøen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Rikshospitalet University Clinic, University of Oslo, Norway
    J Perinat Med 32:13-24. 2004
    Interest for maternal fetal movement counting as a method of screening for fetal well-being boomed during the 1970's and 1980's. Several reports demonstrated that the introduction of counting charts significantly reduced stillbirth rates...
  32. ncbi [Decreased fetal movements in the third trimester: what to do?]
    F Sergent
    Clinique Gynécologique et Obstétricale, Pavillon Mère Enfant, Hopital Charles Nicolle, CHU de Rouen, 1, rue de Germont, 76031 Rouen Cedex, France
    Gynecol Obstet Fertil 33:861-9. 2005
    ..To appreciate at the end of pregnancy, in a low-risk pregnant population, the interest of a screening for fetal well-being in case of decreased fetal movements. To define the most adapted screening...
  33. ncbi Midwives' and obstetricians' knowledge and management of women presenting with decreased fetal movements
    Alexander E P Heazell
    Maternal and Fetal Health Research Group, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 87:331-9. 2008
    ..It has been proposed that maternal perception of DFM may be used as a screening tool for IUFD or IUGR. However, this proposal is complicated by variations in definitions and management of DFM...
  34. ncbi Normal standards for fetal neurobehavioral developments--longitudinal quantification by four-dimensional sonography
    Asim Kurjak
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical School, University of Zagreb, Sveti Duh Hospital, Sveti Duh 64 Zagreb, Croatia
    J Perinat Med 34:56-65. 2006
    ..To construct normal standards for fetal neurobehavioral development using longitudinal observations through all trimesters by four-dimensional sonography...
  35. ncbi Fetal movements in the third trimester--Important information about wellbeing of the fetus
    Ingela Rådestad
    Sophiahemmet University College, Sweden
    Sex Reprod Healthc 1:119-21. 2010
    ..If the mother does not react to a decrease in frequency and if she waits too long before contacting healthcare professionals, the window of opportunity to save the baby's life may be closed...
  36. ncbi Fetal response to induced maternal stress
    Janet A Dipietro
    Department of Population and Family Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, 624 N Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Early Hum Dev 74:125-38. 2003
    ..Despite increased attention to the role of antenatal maternal psychological stress in postnatal development, remarkably little information is available on the nature of the intrauterine fetal response to maternal psychological state...
  37. ncbi Computerized analysis of acute and chronic changes in fetal heart rate variation and fetal activity in association with maternal smoking
    M Coppens
    Division of Fetomaternal Medicine, University Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Queens Medical Centre, Nottingham, United Kingdom
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 185:421-6. 2001
    ..Incorporating an analysis of these behavioral variables into smoking cessation programs may render them more successful...
  38. ncbi [Clinical practice variation in reduced fetal movements]
    J Frederik Frøen
    Nasjonalt folkehelseinstitutt, Divisjon for epidemiologi, Postboks 4404 Nydalen, 0403 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 125:2631-4. 2005
    ..Reduced fetal movements imply a risk pregnancy. This condition is present in a significant proportion of pregnancies, but both the quality of information and that of clinical care is variable...
  39. ncbi What investigation is appropriate following maternal perception of reduced fetal movements?
    A E P Heazell
    Maternal and Fetal Health Research Centre, St Mary s Hospital, Manchester, UK
    J Obstet Gynaecol 25:648-50. 2005
    ..To reduce unnecessary intervention, SFH measurement may be used as a screening tool for those who merit ultrasound assessment of growth and umbilical artery Doppler...
  40. ncbi Maternal anxiety in late pregnancy: effect on fetal movements and fetal heart rate
    Karin Sjöström
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Hospital, Malmo, S 205 02 Malmo, Sweden
    Early Hum Dev 67:87-100. 2002
    ..To determine whether maternal state and trait anxiety levels affect fetal movements or fetal heart rate (FHR) in the third trimester...
  41. ncbi Behavioral pattern continuity from prenatal to postnatal life--a study by four-dimensional (4D) ultrasonography
    Asim Kurjak
    Department of Ostetrics and Gynecology, Medical School University of Zagreb, Sveti Duh Hospital, Zagreb, Croatia
    J Perinat Med 32:346-53. 2004
    ..To investigate whether the same behavioral patterns were present pre- and postnatally, and whether there were any differences in the frequency of movements observed in fetal and in early neonatal life...
  42. ncbi Fetal movement quantification by fetal vectorcardiography: a preliminary study
    R Vullings
    Eindhoven University of Technology, Department of Electrical Engineering, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2008:1056-9. 2008
    b>Fetal movement is a valuable source of information to monitor the neurological development of the fetus and assess fetal health. Currently, fetal movement can be assessed by the mother or detected by analysis of ultrasound images...
  43. pmc Reducing stillbirths: screening and monitoring during pregnancy and labour
    Rachel A Haws
    Department of International Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 9:S5. 2009
    ..2 million estimated annual stillbirths, as well as minimise maternal and neonatal morbidity and mortality...
  44. ncbi The potential of 4D sonography in the assessment of fetal neurobehavior--multicentric study in high-risk pregnancies
    Asim Kurjak
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical School University of Zagreb, Sveti Duh Hospital, Zagreb, Croatia
    J Perinat Med 38:77-82. 2010
    ..An evolving challenge for obstetrician is to better define normal and abnormal fetal neurological function in utero in order to better predict antenatally which fetuses are at risk for adverse neurological outcome...
  45. ncbi PGE2 induction of labor for consistent decreased perception of fetal movements at term
    Y Yogev
    Perinatal Division and WHO Collaborating Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Rabin Medical Center, Beilinson Campus, Petah Tikva, Israel
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 82:173-8. 2003
    ..To determine the effects of labor induction with vaginal prostaglandin E2 (PGE2) on mode of delivery and immediate neonatal outcome in women with consistent decreased perception of fetal movements at term...
  46. ncbi Putting it all together
    Frank H Boehm
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 2519, USA
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 45:1063-8. 2002
  47. ncbi [To evaluate the role of fetal movement counting and amnioscopy in the management of prolonged pregnancies]
    M P Debord
    Service de Gynecologie Obstetrique, CHU Lyon Sud, 165, Chemin du Grand Revoyet, 69495 Pierre Benite Cedex, France
    J Gynecol Obstet Biol Reprod (Paris) 40:767-73. 2011
    To evaluate the role of fetal movement counting and amnioscopy in the management of prolonged pregnancies.
  48. ncbi Obstetric outcome in women complaining of reduced fetal movements
    D Sinha
    City Hospital, Birmingham, UK
    J Obstet Gynaecol 27:41-3. 2007
    ..There was no perinatal or neonatal death in either group. We suggest that these women should be carefully investigated and monitored to improve the obstetric outcome...
  49. ncbi Cross-over trial comparing maternal acceptance of two fetal movement charts
    F C Christensen
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87131, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 14:118-22. 2003
    To compare two daily fetal movement charting techniques to determine which chart was preferred by patients and which promoted more patient adherence.
  50. pmc Should we stop telling well pregnant women to monitor fetal movements? How to use and interpret guidelines
    Chris Del Mar
    Br J Gen Pract 54:810. 2004
  51. ncbi Doppler and biophysical assessment in growth restricted fetuses: distribution of test results
    A A Baschat
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of Maryland, Baltimore 21201 1703, USA
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 27:41-7. 2006
    ..The interpretation of both tests performed concurrently may be complex. This study examines the relationship between Doppler ultrasonography and biophysical test results in IUGR fetuses...
  52. ncbi [Reduced fetal movements--clinical management, recommendations and information]
    Eli Saastad
    Nasjonalt folkehelseinstitutt, Divisjon for epidemiologi, Postboks 4404 Nydalen, 0403 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 125:2627-30. 2005
    ..We reviewed the Norwegian guidelines and clinical routines in delivery units and investigated whether guidelines for management of reduced fetal movements and information given to pregnant women were based upon evidence-based knowledge...
  53. ncbi Compliance with a fetal movement chart by high-risk obstetric patients in a Peruvian hospital
    Luis M Gomez
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA 23507, USA
    Am J Perinatol 24:89-93. 2007
    We sought to determine the degree of compliance with a novel fetal movement chart (FMC) by high-risk patients versus the standard so-called count-to-10 method. This prospective trial included 1400 high-risk patients...
  54. ncbi Maternal position during non-stress test and fetal heart rate patterns
    Giuseppe Cito
    Obstetrics and Gynecology, Department of Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Reproductive Medicine, University of Siena, Siena, Italy
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 84:335-8. 2005
    ..The aim of the study was to determinate whether maternal position during the non-stress test (NST) in different weeks of pregnancy influences fetal heart rate patterns...
  55. ncbi Decreased fetal movement prompts investigation of prenatal/neonatal nemaline myopathy: the possible merit of fetal movement count
    Tomoyuki Kuwata
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Jichi Perinatal Education Center, Jichi Medical University, Tochigi, Japan
    J Obstet Gynaecol Res 37:921-5. 2011
    We highlight the merit of fetal movement count to identify a fetus with neuromuscular disorder: nemaline myopathy. A 38-year-old 1-para woman not in a consanguineous marriage had decreased fetal movement...
  56. ncbi Prenatal diagnosis: what does four-dimensional ultrasound add?
    Asim Kurjak
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical School University of Zagreb, Sveti Duh Hospital, Zagreb, Croatia
    J Perinat Med 30:57-62. 2002
    ..The key benefit of 4D ultrasound lies in providing real-time 3D images of embryonic or fetal movements, previously limited by technological advancement...
  57. ncbi The effect of methadone treatment on the quantity and quality of human fetal movement
    Trecia A Wouldes
    Department of Health Psychology, Faculty of Medical and Health Science, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
    Neurotoxicol Teratol 26:23-34. 2004
    To evaluate the effect of daily maternal methadone maintenance treatment on the quality and quantity of fetal movement.
  58. ncbi Cardiotocography as a predictor of fetal outcome in women presenting with reduced fetal movement
    Niamh Daly
    National Maternity Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 159:57-61. 2011
    To examine the obstetric and perinatal outcomes of women presenting with reduced fetal movement (RFM) during the third trimester, specifically in relation to the diagnostic capacity of non-stress cardiotocography (CTG) used as the primary ..
  59. ncbi Simplified ultrasound screening for fetal brain function based on behavioral pattern
    Seiichi Morokuma
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3 1 1 Maidashi, Higashi ku, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    Early Hum Dev 83:177-81. 2007
    ..Using this method as a screening test may make it possible to include assessment of fetal brain function as part of routine antenatal care...
  60. ncbi The potential of four-dimensional (4D) ultrasonography in the assessment of fetal awareness
    Asim Kurjak
    Medical School University Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
    J Perinat Med 33:46-53. 2005
    ..The aim of the study was to observe different expressions and movements of a fetal face during investigation of fetal behavior in the second and the third trimester of normal pregnancies, as a probable manifestation of fetal awareness...
  61. ncbi Establishing a reference value for the frequency of fetal movements using modified 'count to 10' method
    Tomoyuki Kuwata
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Jichi Medical University, Yakushiji, Shimotsuke, Tochigi, Japan
    J Obstet Gynaecol Res 34:318-23. 2008
    ..To establish a reference value for the frequency of fetal movements perceived by the mother during the second half of pregnancy...
  62. ncbi Analysis of fetal breathing movements at 30-38 weeks of gestation
    Jesús Florido
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Escuela Universitaria de Ciencias de la Salud and Facultad de Medicina, University of Granada, Granada, Spain
    J Perinat Med 33:38-41. 2005
    ..This study reports the changes in patterns of fetal breathing movements recorded with a photogrammetric method in three successive periods of gestation...
  63. ncbi Cardiotocographic and Doppler ultrasonographic findings in a fetus with brain death syndrome
    Yi Ting Chen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan
    Taiwan J Obstet Gynecol 45:279-82. 2006
    ..The diagnosis of brain death syndrome by cardiotocography (CTG) and Doppler ultrasonography (US) is reported in a fetus at 35 weeks of gestation...
  64. ncbi Cerebral hemodynamics and fetal behavioral states
    G Clerici
    Centre of Reproductive and Perinatal Medicine, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 19:340-3. 2002
    ..This study aimed to evaluate the hemodynamic patterns of the proximal (M1) and distal (M2) portions of the middle cerebral artery, during different fetal behavioral states...
  65. pmc Fetal responses to induced maternal relaxation during pregnancy
    Janet A Dipietro
    Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health, Johns Hopkins University, 615 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, United States
    Biol Psychol 77:11-9. 2008
    ..Potential mechanisms that may mediate the observed results are discussed...
  66. pmc Fetal homologue of infant crying
    J L Gingras
    The SIDS CARE Center, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC, USA
    Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 90:F415-8. 2005
    ..This is the first report/video documenting these behaviours and suggests the possibility of a state 5F...
  67. ncbi Fetal development: voice processing in normotensive and hypertensive pregnancies
    C T Lee
    University of Toronto School of Nursing, Toronto, Canada
    Biol Res Nurs 8:272-82. 2007
    ....
  68. ncbi The antenatal development of fetal behavioral patterns assessed by four-dimensional sonography
    A Kurjak
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical School, University of Zagreb, Sveti Duh Hospital, Zagreb, Croatia
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 17:401-16. 2005
    ..During the first trimester of pregnancy, the repertoire and frequency fetal movement patterns constantly expand, whereas the second and third trimesters are characterized by the progressive ..
  69. ncbi Antepartum cardiotocography: a study of fetal reactivity in frequency domain
    Maria Romano
    Department of Electronic Engineering and Telecommunications, University of Naples Federico II, Via Claudio 21, 80125 Naples, Italy
    Comput Biol Med 36:619-33. 2006
    ..The aim of this study is to characterise fetal reactivity proposing new fetal HRV frequency parameters to support a more exhaustive CTG analysis...
  70. ncbi Assessment of feto-placental well-being in the mare from mid-gestation to term: transrectal and transabdominal ultrasonographic features
    S Bucca
    The Irish Equine Centre, Johnstown, Naas, Co Kildare, Ireland
    Theriogenology 64:542-57. 2005
    ..Therefore, data collected during the present study should be of value in feto-placental assessment of well-being, in mid- to late-gestation...
  71. ncbi Quantitative studies on fetal actocardiogram
    Kazuo Maeda
    Kazuo Maeda, 3 125, Nadamachi, Yonago, Tottoriken, 68 0835 Japan
    Croat Med J 46:792-6. 2005
    ..To quantitatively analyze actocardiography as a method to differentiate between active and resting fetal states...
  72. ncbi Fetal stimulation by pulsed diagnostic ultrasound
    M Fatemi
    Department of Basic Ultrasound Research, Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Ultrasound Med 20:883-9. 2001
    ..63 +/- 7.67 movements per minute); P = .004 and .016, respectively. Fetal movements under conditions 1 and 2 did not differ significantly. CONCLUSION: Diagnostic ultrasound may stimulate fetal body motion...
  73. ncbi [Analysis of selected parameters of maternal and fetal status during stimulation of fetal lung maturation]
    W Markwitz
    Kliniki Perinatologii i Ginekologii, Katedry Perinatologii i Ginekologii Akademii Medycznej w Poznaniu
    Ginekol Pol 72:191-200. 2001
    ..One specified occurrence of incidental symptoms in road drove of therapy. Pregnant women in road of treatment glicocorticoids have also observed a temporary weakness of feeling of fetal movements...
  74. ncbi Prospective comparison of the startle test (recoil) and non-stress test
    H A Gabert
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Louisiana State University Medical Center, New Orleans 70112, USA
    J Matern Fetal Med 10:159-61. 2001
    ..The ultrasound transducer was used to stimulate fetal movement by indentations of the uterus over the fetal small parts...
  75. ncbi Severe anemia in a newborn due to massive fetomaternal hemorrhage: report of one case
    Lo Lin Tseng
    Department of Pediatrics, Lo Tung St Mary s Hospital, I Lan, Taiwan
    Acta Paediatr Taiwan 46:305-7. 2005
    ..A woman, at 38 5/7 weeks of gestational age, presented with decreased fetal movement. A sinusoidal fetal heartbeat waveform and late deceleration pattern on fetal monitoring strengthened the ..
  76. ncbi Approach to the fetal movements: a pilot study of six cases
    Theodolinda Mestriner Stocche
    School of Medicine at Ribeirao Preto, Sao Paulo University, 14048 900 Ribeirão Preto SP, Brazil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 64:426-31. 2006
    ....
  77. ncbi [Massive fetomaternal hemorrhage--case report]
    Piotr Hincz
    Klinika Medycyny Matczyno Plodowej i Ginekologii ICZMP w Lodzi
    Ginekol Pol 77:468-71. 2006
    ..We present a case in which the diagnosis was based on the decresased fetal movement and pathological cardiotocography record...
  78. ncbi Common modalities for routine antepartum foetal monitoring: are they evidence-based?
    L L Su
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, 5 Lower Kent Ridge Road, Singapore 119074 su_lin_lin hotmail com
    Singapore Med J 47:830-5; quiz 836. 2006
    ..With the advance of medical science, more research should be focused on this aspect of obstetric care so that our practice can become more evidence-based...
  79. ncbi Recurrent antepartum compression of a single artery double nuchal cord necessitating emergency cesarean delivery
    David M Sherer
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York 11203 2098, USA
    Am J Perinatol 22:437-40. 2005
    ..This case suggests that fetuses with a single umbilical artery nuchal cord(s) may be at increased risk of significant umbilical cord compression...
  80. ncbi A comparison of fetal behaviour in term fetuses exposed to anticonvulsant medication with unexposed controls
    L H Kean
    Nottingham City Hospital, UK
    BJOG 108:1159-63. 2001
    ..There were no other significant differences in behaviour. The data do not support the hypothesis of substantial differences in behaviour in fetuses exposed to anticonvulsants...
  81. ncbi A primer on antenatal testing for neonatal nurses: part 2: tests of fetal well-being
    Stephanie N Wyatt
    iversity of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, College of Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Little Rock, Ark, USA
    Adv Neonatal Care 6:228-41. 2006
    ....
  82. ncbi Successful in utero treatment of chronic and massive fetomaternal hemorrhage with fetal hydrops
    Chrystèle Rubod
    Clinique de gynécologie obstétrique, Hopital Jeanne de Flandre, CHRU de Lille, France
    Fetal Diagn Ther 21:410-3. 2006
    ..Massive fetomaternal hemorrhage is an uncommon cause of chronic fetal anemia. Without treatment, hydrops fetalis can occur and progress toward death. In some cases, an early diagnosis can improve the management...
  83. ncbi Fetal behavior in smoking compared to non-smoking pregnant women
    B Cowperthwaite
    Queen s University, Kingston, ON, Canada
    Infant Behav Dev 30:422-30. 2007
    ..To determine the effects of maternal smoking on fetal spontaneous behavior and auditory processing...
  84. ncbi Fetal state concordance predicts infant state regulation
    Janet A Dipietro
    Department of Population and Family Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, 624 N Broadway, Room 280, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Early Hum Dev 68:1-13. 2002
    ..63, p<0.05). These results support fetal state as a stable individual attribute that is conserved across the prenatal and neonatal periods...
  85. ncbi Effects of smoking and fetal hypokinesia in early pregnancy
    Dubravko Habek
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine, Zagreb University, Sveti Duh Hospital, Zagreb, Croatia
    Arch Med Res 38:864-7. 2007
    The aim of this study was to perform qualitative and quantitative ultrasound (US) monitoring of fetal movement in early pregnancy (gestational weeks 10-20) as a component of fetal behavior in women smokers.
  86. ncbi Fetomaternal haemorrhage--a cause for unexplained neonatal death, presenting with reduced fetal movements and non-reactive fetal heart trace
    F M Wilcock
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, The Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine, London, UK
    J Obstet Gynaecol 24:456-7. 2004
  87. ncbi The startle test revisited
    Joseph M Miller
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, 1542 Tulane Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    J Perinatol 24:421-2. 2004
    ..Our purpose was to the compare fetal heart reaction to external physical stimulation with the nonstress test (NST)...
  88. ncbi Linear and nonlinear parameters for the analysis of fetal heart rate signal from cardiotocographic recordings
    Maria G Signorini
    Dipartimento di Bioingegneria, University Politecnico di Milan, 20133 Milano, Italy
    IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 50:365-74. 2003
    ..Results constitute the first step for realizing a new clinical classification system for the early diagnosis of most common fetal pathologies...
  89. ncbi Differential effects of betamethasone on the fetus between morning and afternoon recordings
    Roel De Heus
    Department of Perinatology and Gynecology, University Medical Centre, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 21:549-54. 2008
    ..Therefore monitoring during the morning could circumvent the suppressive effects of betamethasone...
  90. ncbi A poor outcome after inappropriate use of an over-the-counter fetal listening device
    Michael W Kalsman
    Department of Family Medicine, State University New York Buffalo, Olean, NY 14760, USA
    J Am Board Fam Pract 16:553-4. 2003
  91. ncbi Umbilical venous volume flow and fetal behavioral states in the normally developing fetus
    S M E Boito
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 23:138-42. 2004
    ..To determine the relationship between umbilical venous (UV) volume flow and fetal behavioral states 1F (quiet sleep) and 2F (active sleep) in normal pregnancies at 36-40 weeks of gestation...
  92. ncbi Is the intrapartum biophysical profile useful?
    Carl A Krantz
    Obstet Gynecol 103:400; author reply 400. 2004
  93. ncbi The effects of antenatal betamethasone administration on fetal heart rate and behaviour depend on gestational age
    E J H Mulder
    Department of Perinatology and Gynaecology, Wilhelmina Children s Hospital, University Medical Centre, KE 04 123 1, Lundlaan 6, 3584 EA Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Early Hum Dev 76:65-77. 2004
    ..We now test the hypothesis that fetal responsiveness to betamethasone depends on the gestational age at which glucocorticoid therapy is started...
  94. ncbi Fetal behaviour does not differ between boys and girls
    P G Robles de Medina
    Department of Perinatology and Gynaecology, Wilhelmina Children s Hospital, KE 04 123 1, Lundlaan 6, 3584 EA, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Early Hum Dev 73:17-26. 2003
    ..Little is known about sex differences in human fetal heart and behaviour...
  95. ncbi Prenatal diagnosis and subsequent treatment of an intermediate-risk paraspinal neuroblastoma: case report and review of the literature
    Samuel C Blackman
    Department of Pediatric Oncology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Fetal Diagn Ther 24:119-25. 2008
    ..In comparison, neonatal neuroblastoma is relatively rare. Improvements in prenatal imaging and widespread use of fetal ultrasonography have led to an increased rate of prenatal diagnoses...
  96. ncbi Is the intrapartum biophysical profile useful?
    So Young Kim
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19140, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 102:471-6. 2003
    ..To assess the role of biophysical profile (BPP) during normal labor. The secondary goal was to assess the effect of oxytocics, regional anesthesia, and ruptured membranes on fetal behavior during labor...
  97. ncbi Fetal death: comparative aspects in large domestic animals
    F H Jonker
    Department of Farm Animal Health, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Utrecht University, Yalelaan 7, The Netherlands
    Anim Reprod Sci 82:415-30. 2004
    ..Therefore, suitable combinations of tests need to be identified and more accurate reference values generated before such approaches can be considered reliable for monitoring the status of individual fetuses...
  98. ncbi Original report. Fetal cardiographic monitoring during 1.5-T MR imaging
    Sven C A Michel
    Institute of Diagnostic Radiology, University Hospital, Ramistr 100, Zurich, Switzerland
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 180:1159-64. 2003
    ..The aim of this report was to determine the feasibility of fetal cardiotocography during MR imaging and the safety of 1.5-T MR imaging on the basis of fetal heart activity and fetal movements...
  99. ncbi Maternal stress and affect influence fetal neurobehavioral development
    Janet A Dipietro
    Department of Population and Family Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Dev Psychol 38:659-68. 2002
    ..Associations with fetal heart-rate measures were detected at 36 weeks gestation. These data provide evidence for proximal effects of maternal psychological functioning on fetal neurobehavior...
  100. ncbi [Preterm corticosteroid therapy and fetal immobility. Case report]
    C Lenoble
    Service de Gynecologie Obstetrique, Hopital Rothschild, 33, boulevard de Picpus, 75012 Paris, France
    Gynecol Obstet Fertil 32:1054-6. 2004
    ..We chose a medical supervision. A review of the literature suggests other criteria, such as Doppler of umbilical artery, which could help therapeutical choice...
  101. ncbi Linear and complex heart rate dynamics vary with sex in relation to fetal behavioural states
    Joao Bernardes
    Departamento de Ginecologia e Obstetricia, Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade do Porto and INEB Instituto Nacional de Engenharia Biomédica, Porto, Portugal
    Early Hum Dev 84:433-9. 2008
    ..A better understanding of gender influences on fetal heart rate can help to improve analysis of the latter and perhaps elucidate the increased risk of perinatal death that occurs in males...

Research Grants36

  1. MATERNAL DEHYDRATION--FETAL/AMNIOTIC FLUID HOMEOSTASIS
    Michael Ross; Fiscal Year: 2002
    Amniotic fluid (AF) is an essential accompaniment of normal pregnancy, necessary for fetal movement, growth and development. Oligohydramnios, or reduced AF volume, occurs in 8 to 38 percent of all pregnancies...
  2. Perinatal Assessment of At-Risk Populations
    William P Fifer; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..the effect of uterine activity on fetal heart rate, incidence and variation in fetal arrhythmias, fetal movement and heart rate coupling, patterns of heart rate variability and fetal heart rate response to sound...
  3. Pre-Clinical Development of a Fetal Micropacemaker
    Ramen Chmait; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..pacemaker with electrodes on the fetal heart have invariably failed due to lead dislodgement from fetal movement. The novel design is a self-contained single-chamber micropacemaker that can be percutaneously implanted into ..
  4. Impact of Antenatal Depression, Anxiety, and Stress on Fetal
    Zachary N Stowe; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..g. ng/ml in cord blood) will be included in data analysis. The novel data generated from Project 1 will serve as candidate phenotypes for Project 2, and additional potential moderators of infant outcome in Project 3. ..
  5. Development of Analysis Tools to Enhance Fetal Neurological Assessment
    Hari Eswaran; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The non-stationarity was mainly caused by maternal and fetal movement. The spatial filter based beamformer approach was tested and implemented in the previous funding cycle and ..
  6. Fetal Membrane AQP Expression/Amniotic Fluid Regulation
    Michael Ross; Fiscal Year: 2004
    Amniotic fluid (AF) is an essential accompaniment of normal pregnancy, necessary for fetal movement, growth and development...
  7. Improving Outcomes in Underserved Women with GDM
    Carol Homko; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..the Telemonitoring group, women will receive the standard of care and will also transmit their blood glucose/fetal movement information daily to their health care providers. Primary outcome will be maternal blood glucose control...
  8. Pre- and Postnatal Neurobehavioral Profiles in Infants at Risk for Autism
    STEPHEN SHEINKOPF; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..We will investigate fetal movement and heart rate in response to social and non-social stimuli in pregnant mothers who have an older child with ..
  9. Monitoring Pregnant Women with GDM via the Internet
    Carol Homko; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Women in both groups will monitor their blood glucose levels four times a day, perform fetal movement counting three times day, and record insulin doses and episodes of hypoglycemia...
  10. FETAL ACTIVITY AND HYPOXIA DURING DEVELOPMENT
    Raymond Stark; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..This could provide new approaches to investigations of prenatal events which lead to compromise of the developing child or untoward consequences for health as an adult. ..
  11. AFFECTIVE DISTURBANCES IN INFANTS AND YOUNG CHILDREN
    Tiffany Field; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..again for group consulting visits and visiting their laboratories to learn Doppler technology for recording fetal movement and heart rate, to improve facial expression coding, to update EEG recording and to learn newer monitoring ..
  12. FETAL NEUROBEHAVIORAL DEVELOPMENT & POSTNATAL CONTINUITY
    JANET DI PIETRO; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  13. Prenatal Depression and a Yoga Intervention
    Tiffany M Field; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..We would expect that yoga would decrease depression, increase vagal activity, decrease cortisol and increase gestational age (decrease prematurity). ..
  14. Neurohormonal Effects of Massage Therapy
    Tiffany Field; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The K05 would allow me to increase my research time including being mentored and mentoring students from 25 to 75% time. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  15. Massaging Preterm Infants Enhances Growth
    Tiffany Field; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  16. Fetal and Infant Neurobehavior in Opiate Dependent Women
    Lauren Jansson; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..a state-of-the-art computerized fetal actocardiograph and data analysis program to simultaneously evaluate fetal movement and heart rate, the interaction between the two (coupling) and maternal physiologic parameters;build upon ..
  17. METHADONE, BUPRENORPHINE AND FETAL DEVELOPMENT
    Lauren Jansson; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Upon completing the 5-year funding period, Dr. Jansson plans to have written an RO1 grant application to pursue research ideas identified during KO8 funding. ..
  18. FETAL AND NEONATAL MEG
    Ronald Wakai; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Such a technology would be extremely valuable in the identification of fetuses with brain dysfunction due to chronic intrauterine central nervous system insults, which may result in developmental difficulties, including cerebral palsy. ..
  19. Maternal Opioid Treatment: Human Experimental Research
    Hendree Jones; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  20. METHADONE AND BUPERNORPHINE: ANTE- AND POST-PARTUM
    Hendree Jones; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  21. Behavioral state development in infants
    Mark Blumberg; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..
  22. Sensation and behavior of fetus and newborn
    APRIL ELIZABETH RONCA; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  23. BION Treatment of Neuromuscular Dysfunction
    Gerald Loeb; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  24. SENSATION AND BEHAVIOR IN FETUS AND NEWBORN
    April Ronca; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Studies of early development can provide a framework for interpreting and integrating new data, and can help direct future investigations in basic science and in applied science. ..
  25. Pathways of bio-behavioral development in the fetal Basis of Adult Disease
    GALE KLEVEN; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  26. Development and control of repetitive leg movements during embryonic development
    NINA BRADLEY; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..We will accelerate the time to hatch by incubating eggs in constant light and delay time to hatch by incubating eggs in constant dark. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  27. BION Treatment of Neuromuscular Dysfunction
    Gerald Loeb; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  28. INJECTABLE SENSORS FOR CONTROL OF FES
    Gerald Loeb; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  29. CARDIOVASCULAR CONCOMITANTS OF ULTRASONIC VOCALIZATIONS
    Mark Blumberg; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Through these approaches, an integrated view of the varied mechanisms by which infant and adult mammals regulate cardiovascular function during physiological and behavioral challenges will emerge. ..
  30. Developmental Psychobiology Symposia
    April Ronca; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  31. MOLECULAR PHARMACOLOGY OF GLUTAMATE RECEPTORS
    Keith Williams; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  32. Methods for in vivo behavioral observation of the mouse fetus
    April Ronca; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Ultimately, the application of these methods will increase our knowledge about developmental disabilities that will allow their prevention, prenatal detection, and cure. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  33. Tobacco Use in Opioid Agonist treated Pregnant Women
    Hendree Jones; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This project will make substantial contributions to the understanding of tobacco use and cessation in pregnant women and the role tobacco has on the incidence and severity of NAS in methadone-maintained women. ..
  34. Heart Rate Variability in Mecp2 Deficient Mice
    JOHN BISSONNETTE; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..These studies will contribute to the understanding of depressed parasympathetic activity in Rett syndrome. ..
  35. Treating the Partners of Drug Using Preg Women: Stage II
    Hendree Jones; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  36. Maternal antidepressant use and fetal neurobehavior
    Amy Salisbury; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..A secondary aim of this study is to examine the stability of the individual differences of neurobehavioral measures from the fetal to newborn period. ..