Temporal organization of fetal behavior from 24-weeks gestation onwards in normal and complicated pregnancies.

@article{Nijhuis1999TemporalOO,
  title={Temporal organization of fetal behavior from 24-weeks gestation onwards in normal and complicated pregnancies.},
  author={Ilse J M Nijhuis and J ten Hof and Jan G Nijhuis and Eduard J. H. Mulder and Harini Narayan and David J. Taylor and Gerard H A Visser},
  journal={Developmental psychobiology},
  year={1999},
  volume={34 4},
  pages={257-68}
}
Developmental aspects of behavioral organization were investigated in 29 healthy fetuses from 24-weeks gestation onwards: (a) short-term association between body (GM) and eye (EM) movements; (b) linkage of pairs of the three state variables [fetal heart rate pattern (FHRP), GM, and EM]; and (c) sequence of change of state variables during transitions. Linkage and sequence were also studied in complicated pregnancies. Short-term association between GM and EM was well established after 28 weeks… CONTINUE READING