NSG 250 Study Guide - Midterm Guide: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder, Umbilical Cord, Exponential Growth

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Exam two review sheet consists of an overview of the highlighted concepts, terms and ideas from your lectures, and textbook. It"s crucial for the mother to maintain homeostasis. Possible events that could affect the mother"s homeostasis. The mother"s nutrition- vitamins (recommended net gain of weight 25- Teratogens (toxins, that can be harmful to the developing fetus) *remember we do not know what the threshold of alcohol is to cause fas. Involves the fertilization (union of ovum and sperm), rapid cell division and the implantation into the uterine lining. Development of placenta, umbilical cord, and amniotic fluid which are all there to nourish and protect the baby. Critical periods: periods of fetal development that an accident here for a fetus would be very intense and likely harmful. Damage dependent on timing, intensity, duration type of toxin and threshold. Chronic villus sampling- done early - 8th-12th week, in suspicion of a problem.

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