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Unformatted text preview: 3-18-08 NotesFetal DevelopmentoProximodisal-inside outoCephalocaudal- top to bottomoMost crucial time-First t rimesterOr from third week until fourteenth week LMPTeratogensoSubstances which distort fetal developmentoAlcohol, smoking, radiation, Household chemicals, industrial chemicals, prescription drugs, street drugs, cat fesces.Problems caused by TeratogensoMiscarriageoLow birth weightoWithdrawal symptomsoPhysical abnormalitiesoMental defectsoBreathing difficultiesoI r ritabilityoHyperactivityoTremors and seizuresoGreater chance of Sudden Infant Death (SID)When children are olderoLow test scoresoShort attention spanoReduced awareness of the environmentoAbnormal behaviorsFetal Alcohol SyndromeoPhysical malformationsFaceJointsInternal organsoGrowth deficienciesoCentral nervous system problemsoPersonality problemsoFAS is totally preventableNewbornsoColor- blueish graypinks up because its taking air in its blood streamoSlippery- vernix caseosaCoats the babys body when its inside the mom...
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This note was uploaded on 03/19/2008 for the course FCE 145 taught by Professor Jacobs during the Spring '08 term at Michigan State University.
- Spring '08