Factors Affecting Prenatal Development Essay

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    decision, included to factors such as, “ingestion of alcohol, nicotine, caffeine, cocaine and other illegal drugs, as well as various prescription drugs” (Santock, 2012). Acknowledging, no matter how far along the pregnancy, it is crucial all throughout the pregnancy to include protective factors. In fact, whether science and Scripture illustrate a view that abortion is a painful killing of a human being. Genesis 2:7: “The Lord God formed man from dust of the ground and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life, and man became a living being.” A fetus has a beating heart by the fifth week after conception, and neural pathways starting to send electrical pulses. As far as the issue of abortions, an unborn child would be given equal rights; a being that can suffer…

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    The long-lasting impacts of fetal alcohol exposure encompass four broad categories of clinical features. The first clinical feature of FASD is craniofacial abnormalities. The craniofacial abnormalities include a short palpebral fissure length, defined as the distance between the inner and the outer corner of the eye; a thin vermillion border of the upper, which is the demarcation between the lip and surrounding skin; and a smooth philtrum (Figure 1) (5). The philtrum is a midline groove, located…

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    Well Child Tamariki Ora is a programme funded by the Ministry of Health which provides maternal and child health services to support and facilitate health and wellbeing in family and whanau 's from birth to four years of age. Primary health care (PHC) is drawn upon the purpose to provide accessible health care and reduce negative health outcomes. Working in primary health care as a nurse requires autonomy to undertake clinical assessments, health interventions and health education particularly…

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    that is caused by prenatal alcohol exposure, and it can vary in its degrees of severity. Different influences, such as a mother’s socioeconomic status and diet, can influence whether or not a child is born with FASD, and it is important to look at the causes of FASD so that an attempt can be made to prevent it from occurring. Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder includes many different symptoms and consequences, which differ in levels of severity; these symptoms are physical, behavioral, and mental…

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    preparation phase. One question has been raised many times. How to make this pregnancy the best possible and the least uncomfortable for the next 9 months. Apart from the fact that the man will do everything his woman desire at least in this period of time, another question where both of them were not sure about the answer was what to eat? What is healthy and what not during pregnancy? When a person is expecting, the most common feeling is to be extremely defensive of your unborn little one. A…

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    What are environmental factors in respects of fetal development? How can these factors affect the development of a fetus? Environmental factors are influences such as nutrients, hormones, drugs usage and anxiety that can positively or negatively affect the fetus. The fetal period begins during week nine of pregnancy and endure until the birth of the child. During this period, if a mother consumes a significant amount of alcohol, maintain high levels of anxiety, and indulge in unhealthy eating…

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    Female infanticide is the deliberate and organized killing of girls at or soon after birth by the men in the society. This issue is more common in countries like India and China, where society values male children over female children because a female is considered a burden and a disgrace, or in the case of India a very expensive investment to the father. As a human being and a woman in this world, I view female infanticide to be outrageous and unrighteous and believe there should be a better…

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    child development, as being the environmental backgrounds such as culture and community influences as the direct cause in a child’s physical and cognitive development. Therefore, these theorists over looked the prenatal, perinatal and neonatal environmental influences such as the molecules in a fetus bloodstream before birth, to the climate outside, as being one of the leading causes of a child’s development. Each of these psychologist’s theories also plays a role in children’s development as…

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    Prenatal Substance Abuse: How it Affects a Child’s Brain in Utero Zubaida Abubaker Sheridan College Prenatal Substance Abuse: How it Affects a Child’s Brain in Utero A growing baby inside a mother’s womb gets the nourishment from his mother directly. So what if that mother is addicted to harmful substances? Do these substances have any effect on the development of the brain structure of a baby inside the uterus? Recreational drugs like alcohol, nicotine, cocaine, and marijuana are some…

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