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CA Prenatal Devel

blood incompatibility Rh factor=protein in blood, positive is dominant Mother factor much match child or incompatible risk of mental retardation, miscarriage, heart damage, & death
Maternal Age 30 & up higher risk of miscarriage and chromosomal disorders 20's & 30's similar for prenatal issues (preeclampsia & low birth weight) Teen moms risk for infant issues (more social than physical)
bad nutrition premature, low birth rate, abnormalities in CNS
teratogens environmental agents that cause abnormalities or mutations
Environmental birth defects only certain organs genetic vulnerability physiological state higher concentration=greater effect even temporary effects can cause abnormalities
illegal drug effects cocaine, heroin, and methadone can cause low birth weight, premature, and psychological effects
prescription or nonprescription drug effects frequently used drugs to treat illnesses can have an effect thalidomide- loss of limbs aspirin lithium-mood stabilizer increase suicide risk
FAS- fetal alcohol syndrome 40,000 born with alcohol related issues spectrum deformities like small head, thin upper lip psychological effects-sexual behavior function
AIDS transmitted during pregnancy or at birth Anti-AIDS drugs may reduce transmission Preterm birth or low birth rate Weakened immune system for those with AIDS
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