fetal movement

(redirected from Kick counts)
Also found in: Dictionary, Medical.
Related to Kick counts: Decreased Fetal Movement
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • noun

Synonyms for fetal movement

motion of a fetus within the uterus (usually detected by the 16th week of pregnancy)

References in periodicals archive ?
Facing Leeds Carnegie over two legs for the honour of meeting Bedford or Nottingham in the final, a season of total domination by the Falcons is now condensed into a month where every kick counts.
* Up the ante on kick counts. Because the risk of stillbirth is significantly increased in the obese pregnant woman (even the patients without hypertensive disorders or other complications), fetal monitoring with kick counts is all the more important.
After the results were reported to her certified nurse-midwife, the patient was discharged and instructed to perform fetal kick counts to monitor fetal movement.
This enables you to strike the ball cleaner and harder, so every kick counts.