Fetal Behavioral States

  • Alessandra Piontelli
  • Florinda Ceriani
  • Isabella Fabietti
  • Roberto Fogliani
  • Elisa Restelli
  • Alessandra Kustermann


Main points: historical survey, sleep in children and premature infants, fetal micro-awakenings are not wakefulness, fetal ocular motions building blocks of the visual system, development of behavioral states, and differences and similarities with neonatal states


Premature Infant Behavioral State Fetal State Quiet Wakefulness Fetal Heart Rate Pattern 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alessandra Piontelli
    • 1
  • Florinda Ceriani
    • 1
  • Isabella Fabietti
    • 1
  • Roberto Fogliani
    • 1
  • Elisa Restelli
    • 1
  • Alessandra Kustermann
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Maternal/Fetal Medicine Clinica MangiagalliFondazione IRCCS Ca’ Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico University of MilanMilanItaly

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