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Unformatted text preview: 14d limbs move at shoulder 15d elbow and wrist move lateral bending of neck 16d closure of reflex arcs swallowing observed 18d motility peaks oral capture of artificial nipple 19d more vigorous, less frequent activity facial wiping to quinine (chemosensation) 20d activity declines greatly stretch response to milk infusion 21d birth The Appearance of Fetal Movements in Early Pregnancy Movement Gestation of First Appearance (wks) Heartbeat 6 Any movement 7 Startle 8 Generalized movements 8 Hiccups 8 First cutaneous sensitivity (cheek) 8 Isolated arm movements 9 Head retroflexion 9 Hand—face contact 10 Breathing 10 Jaw opening 10 Stretching 10 Head anteflexion 10 Swallow 10 Cutaneous sensitivity (palms) 11 Yawn 11 Suck 12 Cutaneous sensitivity (soles) 12 First detection of movement by mother 16 Circadian rhythmicity 20-22 Gross activity increases from 8 to 14-19 weeks, and then from 16-32 weeks, declines...
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- Neural tube