• kick
  • While an active fetus is a reassuring sign that the fetus is alive and in good condition, the use of fetal kick counting as a fetal surveillance tool has not achieved widespread acceptance. (uptodate.com)
  • likely
  • To be doubly sure, call your doctor and he/she will likely want to listen to the baby's heart rate for 20 minutes. (healthtap.com)
  • Although some studies report that fetal activity normally decreases near term, this is likely due to counting during fetal quiet cycles, which become longer with advancing gestation, or inclusion of high-risk pregnancies. (uptodate.com)