A member asked:

Will the information still be useful if i often forget to log the kicks or contractions?

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Dr. Christopher Powers answered

Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology

Assume you're talking about the practice of monitoring "fetal movement" as a proxy for fetal well-being. The premise is that babies who move a lot are healthy babies, and babies who don't move may be "asking for help". Babies in utero sleep in 90-120 minute cycles. If lack of movement persists much longer than that, call your obstetrician or go to l&d. 99% of the time, he/she is fine.

Answered Jan 12, 2016

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Dr. Danny Westmoreland answered

Specializes in Family Medicine

Yes. It is important to let your doctor know trends.

Answered Nov 22, 2013

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