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Germinal: 2 weeks. Cell differentiation has begun. 1/4 fertilized eggs make it.
Weeks 3-8. Formation of major organs
Detect major organs. 9-38 weeks. Week 8 detect sexual development
organ formed around the lining of the uterus and the chorion that provides respiration, nourishment and elimination of metabolic waste
Age of viability
disease, drug or environmental agent that can harm a developing embryo or fetus by causing physical deformities.
scale of 0-2, testing reflex irritability , breathing, heart rate, color, muscle tone
NBAS (neonatal behavior assessment)
neurological integrity and responsiveness to the environment
describe the strong affectionate ties that parents feel toward their infant; some theorists believe that strongest bonding occurs shortly after birth
lack of oxygen to the brain, neurological damage or death
low birth weight
infants born more than 3 weeks before due dates, taratogens, survival, short term effects that can be outgrown, learning disorders, emotional disorders, lower than normal IQ tests, environment helps them out grow it.
, blood protein that causes mother to produce antibodies and attack the red blood cells of fetuses