The Evidence Behind Count the Kicks

Count The Kicks was created based on public health research in Norway that demonstrated a 30% reduction in stillbirth by teaching pregnant women how to monitor fetal movement during the third trimester of pregnancy by doing kick counts on a daily basis. 

 

Years of industry research combined with expert analysis proves the importance of kick counting in reducing preventable stillbirths. Click below for more evidence.  

TESTIMONIALS

“Tracking fetal movement is a non-invasive way for expectant parents to monitor their baby’s health in the third trimester of pregnancy. As we saw in our Norway research and with Count the Kicks in Iowa, babies can be saved when expectant parents are educated on getting to know their baby’s normal movement pattern starting at 28 weeks and to speak up if they notice a change. Babies have literally been saved with this proven method.”

Dr. Ruth Fretts, Harvard Medical School, Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology

Latest Research

Count the Kicks and healthcare providers use the latest information from researchers to improve the care of expectant mothers. Find recent research about fetal movements and infant health below.

Additional Research

Research about fetal movements has been vital in decreasing stillbirths worldwide.

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Disclaimer

This information is for educational purposes only and is not meant for diagnosis or treatment. Use of this information should be done in accordance with your healthcare provider.