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Physiological Changes in Pregnancy

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True regarding foetal trunk movements in third Trimester (LQ)



A Increases towards term
B Decreases towards term

C remain unchanged
D none of the above

Ans. A

Increases towards term

a. By term, the normal number of generalized movements is reduced as a result of cerebral maturation processes, rather than as a consequence of the decrease in the amniotic fluid volume.

b. Simultaneously with the decrease in the number of generalized movements, an increase in facial movements, including opening/closing of the jaw, swallowing, and chewing and of trunk movements is observeD.

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