Diagnostic Value of Fetal Movement Counting by Mother and the Optimal Recording Duration

Mahin Kamalifard, Shamsi Abbasalizadeh, Morteza Ghojazadeh, Fatemeh Ghatreh Samani & Leila Rabiei
Introduction: Fetal movement counting is a method used by mother to quantify her baby's movements. However, the optimal number of movements and the ideal duration of counting them have not been recognized. The aim of this study was to determine the diagnostic value of the two common fetal movements counting methods by mother including "ten fetal movements counting in two hours" and "three fetal movements counting in one hour" and to compare the required mean...