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Topic 1 of 1: Prenatal Development and the Newborn
- Teratogens affect prenatal development differently according to the specific prenatal stage during which the teratogen is ingested. Identify a specific teratogen and then choose either the embryonic period or the fetal period and describe the effect that teratogen may have during that period.
- What are some issues associated with preterm infants? Justify your response with academic literature and/or research.
- Are newborns more competent than you thought they were before you read Chapter 4 in your textbook, Infants, Children, and Adolescents? Which of their capacities most surprised you?