Notes 021108 - HDFS 129 February 11, 2008 REMINDER! TEST...

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HDFS 129 February 11, 2008 REMINDER!! TEST WEDNESDAY 2/13 *BRING NUMBER 2 PENCILS* In vitro – taking eggs from the mother and joining them with the sperm and planting it in the mother A. Ethical Considerations Provisions for divorce Surrogacy Adoption complications The right to reproduce B. Sex Pre-selection Selective abortion and infanticide Methods o Before Pregnancy Sperm sorting o After Pregnancy Ultra Sound, Amniocentisis, CVS o Ethical considerations C. Teratology The biological study of fetal malfunctions o Basic premise – a developing system is more vulnerable than a developed one o Critical periods o Factors affecting the outcome – genetic predisposition D. Types of Teratology Maternal diseases o Rubella o STDs Syphilis Genital herpes HIV/AIDS o Maternal age – younger (teens) older (over 35) o Maternal Nutrition (spina bifida) – not enough folic acid E. Types of Teratogens Stress Drugs o Cocaine – prematurity
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This note was uploaded on 03/30/2008 for the course HD FS 129 taught by Professor Mcaninch,susan during the Spring '08 term at Pennsylvania State University, University Park.

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Notes 021108 - HDFS 129 February 11, 2008 REMINDER! TEST...

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