Dopamine receptor polymorphism modulates the relation between antenatal maternal anxiety and fetal movement.


We determined whether the combination of fetal genotype (dopamine D4 receptor; DRD4) and mothers' anxiety during pregnancy is associated with fetal behavior. Two hundred and six pregnant women underwent an ultrasound exam. Fetal movement measures (Movement Frequency, Total Activity, Movement Duration, and Longest Quiet Time) were derived from off-line… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/dev.21428


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