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Reduction of late stillbirth with the introduction of fetal movement information and guidelines – a clinical quality improvement

Julie Victoria Holm Tveit12*, Eli Saastad23, Babill Stray-Pedersen1, Per E Børdahl45, Vicki Flenady6, Ruth Fretts7 and J Frederik Frøen27*

Author Affiliations

1 Division of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Centre for Perinatal Research, Rikshospitalet University Hospital, University of Oslo, Medical Faculty, Norway

2 Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Division of Epidemiology, Oslo, Norway

3 Akershus University College, and University of Oslo, Medical faculty, Norway

4 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway

5 Institute for Clinical Medicine, Section for Gynaecology and Obstetrics, University of Bergen, Norway

6 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Queensland, Mater Mothers' Hospital, South Brisbane, Australia

7 Brigham and Women's Hospital, Div. of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA

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BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2009, 9:32  doi:10.1186/1471-2393-9-32

Published: 22 July 2009

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Kicks Count. Kicks Count brochure, Norwegian version. A brochure of information aiming to increase maternal awareness and vigilance to significant decreases in fetal activity, and to aid health promoting behavior. The brochure was provided as a part of the routine information given to women at the standard ultrasound assessment at 17–19 weeks in Norway as a part of the quality improvement intervention.

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Kicks Count. Kicks Count brochure, English version. A brochure of information aiming to increase maternal awareness and vigilance to significant decreases in fetal activity, and to aid health promoting behavior. The brochure was provided as a part of the routine information given to women at the standard ultrasound assessment at 17–19 weeks in Norway as a part of the quality improvement intervention.

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Kicks Count. Kicks Count brochure, Arabic version. A brochure of information aiming to increase maternal awareness and vigilance to significant decreases in fetal activity, and to aid health promoting behavior. The brochure was provided as a part of the routine information given to women at the standard ultrasound assessment at 17–19 weeks in Norway as a part of the quality improvement intervention.

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Kicks Count. Kicks Count brochure, Turkish version. A brochure of information aiming to increase maternal awareness and vigilance to significant decreases in fetal activity, and to aid health promoting behavior. The brochure was provided as a part of the routine information given to women at the standard ultrasound assessment at 17–19 weeks in Norway as a part of the quality improvement intervention.

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Kicks Count. Kicks Count brochure, Somali version. A brochure of information aiming to increase maternal awareness and vigilance to significant decreases in fetal activity, and to aid health promoting behavior. The brochure was provided as a part of the routine information given to women at the standard ultrasound assessment at 17–19 weeks in Norway as a part of the quality improvement intervention.

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Kicks Count. Kicks Count brochure, Urdu version. A brochure of information aiming to increase maternal awareness and vigilance to significant decreases in fetal activity, and to aid health promoting behavior. The brochure was provided as a part of the routine information given to women at the standard ultrasound assessment at 17–19 weeks in Norway as a part of the quality improvement intervention.

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