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sperm and ovum together
environmental toxins that penetrates embryonic sac
ex) diseases, virus, pills, nicotine, alcohol, x-rays
(FAS) Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
neurotoxic syndrome that is caused by drinking alcohol during pregnancy
big head and torso, small limbs
Stages of pregnancy
(Stages of pregnancy) Germinal Period
first stage, begins with conception and ends with implantation in Uterus.
- first two weeks
(Stages of pregnancy) Embryonic Period
second stage, Begins after Uterine implantation till the 8th week
(Stages of pregnancy) Fetal Period
8 weeks till birth. Rapid gain of weight in the fetus. Bodily detailing happens