Decreased Fetal Movements

Decreased fetal movements (either in strength or frequency) is a sign that the baby may be at risk of stillbirth and adverse pregnancy outcome.

Decreased fetal movements (either in strength or frequency) is a sign that the baby may be at risk of stillbirth and adverse pregnancy outcome. Women should contact their health care provider if they are concerned about their baby’s movements to arrange a time to be assessed as soon as possible.

To assist women to understand their baby’s movements and health care providers to provide best care when women have about decreased fetal movements, we have developed a bundle of resources.