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Unformatted text preview: during the first month of her pregnancy, even if the attack is mild, her fetus risks cardiac disorders, cataract formation, deafness, and mental retardation. According to the textbook a wide range of maternal diseases and disorders can affect an infants development either prenatally of during the birth process. Like the effects of other teratogenic agents. The effects of these disorders are often mediated by their appearance at a critical time. This materials were explaining me the reasons of these happenings more clearly and I thought that the fact that adults healths impact to their babies were just terrible....
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This note was uploaded on 03/17/2008 for the course PSYCH 212 taught by Professor Marchand during the Fall '07 term at Pennsylvania State University, University Park.
- Fall '07