Note: Select one of the two following prompts to discuss: Briefly examine the stages of prenatal human development, beginning with conception, and including germinal, embryonic, and fetal stages. Consider how teratogens may impact the development of the fetus at each of these stages. Select one specific teratogen and analyze the impact of that teratogen on prenatal and infant development. Consider the role of timing, dosage, duration, and genetics, in relation to your selected teratogen. Provide research-based suggestions for preventing and treating prenatal exposure to that teratogen.
Use the readings and multimedia from this unit to inform your discussion.