Human fetal and neonatal movement patterns: Gender differences and fetal-to-neonatal continuity.

@article{Almli2001HumanFA,
  title={Human fetal and neonatal movement patterns: Gender differences and fetal-to-neonatal continuity.},
  author={C. Robert Almli and Robert H. Ball and M E Wheeler},
  journal={Developmental psychobiology},
  year={2001},
  volume={38 4},
  pages={
          252-73
        }
}
Key MethodLongitudinal quantification of leg movements per minute for human subjects during both fetal and neonatal periods was accomplished from videotapings conducted antenatally (ultrasonography 30, 34, and 37 weeks gestational age) and postnatally (birth and 6 weeks of age). Fetal/neonatal subjects displayed decreasing numbers of leg movements per minute during antenatal development (30 to 37 weeks), followed by increasing numbers of leg movements per minute during postnatal development (birth to 6…

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