FCE Chapter 3 LECTURE

FCE Chapter 3 LECTURE

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Unformatted text preview: r - fetus - placenta The interaction of these hormones triggers the birth process. Loss by Miscarriage i Miscarriage: with the ninth week and ends with birth. i Characteristics: Organism called a fetus. i Major organ systems continue to develop and assume their specialized functions. Organism is naturally expelled from uterus before it is viable. i Parents may require social, family, and psychological support. Temple Odom, PhD MSU 4 FCE 225 Maternal Medications Account for 13% of birth defects 1 Common medications of concern: - barbiturates - antihistamines - systemic steroids - (acne drug) Maternal Infectious Diseases Rubella and other agents i Chlamydia i Trichomoniasis i Human papilloma virus (HPV) i Syphilis i Genital herpes i Gonorrhea i HIV/AIDS i Maternal Noninfectious Conditions Diabetes Maternal sensitization: the Rh factor Major drugs and chemical teratogens - smoking - alcohol - marijuana - oral contraceptives - cocaine and other hard drugs - environmental toxins - workplace toxins Maternal stress and age Here's why we go to all the Here' trouble... trouble... Temple Odom, PhD MSU 5...
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This note was uploaded on 03/19/2008 for the course FCE 225 taught by Professor Odom during the Spring '08 term at Michigan State University.

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