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Implementation of uniform information on fetal movement in a Norwegian population reduced delayed reporting of decreased fetal movement and stillbirths in primiparous women - a clinical quality improvement

Eli Saastad124*, Julie Victoria Holm Tveit34, Vicki Flenady5, Babill Stray-Pedersen34, Ruth C Fretts6, Per E Børdahl7 and J Frederik Frøen1

Author Affiliations

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

2 Akershus University College, Lillestrøm, Norway

3 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Centre for Perinatal Research, Rikshospitalet University Hospital, Oslo, Norway

4 University of Oslo, Medical faculty, Norway

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

6 Brigham and Women's Hospital, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA and Harvard Medical Associates, Wellesley, MA, USA

7 Institutes for Clinical Medicine, Section for Gynecology and Obstetrics, and University of Bergen, Norway

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BMC Research Notes 2010, 3:2  doi:10.1186/1756-0500-3-2

Published: 4 January 2010

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Additional file 1:

Kick 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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Kick 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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Kick 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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Kick 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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Kick 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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Kick 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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Additional file 7:

Example of use of a kick chart. An example of a kick chart used by a women participating in the study

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