Appendix 3
Movement and Learning Patterns of the Unborn Child and The Development of the Senses


General Movements



First occur.
6th - 7th weeks after conception Roodenburg, p 31
First occur. 6 1/2 - 7 1/2 weeks after conception Nijhuis/de Vries, p 5
In nine fetuses studied, there were a median of 57 general movements per hour, which were present during 24% of the observation time. 18th week after conception Roodenburg, p 23


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