This essay focuses on females and males to avoid teratogens. certain medical conditions, such as being obese or having uncontrolled diabetes before and during pregnancy.
Teratogens are agents that can disrupt prenatal resulting in prenatal death, birth defects, low birth weight or prematurity. discuss teratogens how they can be avoided and what strategies would you use to convince both females and males to avoid teratogens. Be sure to include atleast 1 citation.
For some birth defects, like fetal alcohol syndrome, we know the cause. But for most birth defects, we don’t know what causes them. For most birth defects, we think they are caused by a complex mix of factors. These factors include our genes (information inherited from our parents), our behaviors, and things in the environment. But, we don’t fully understand how these factors might work together to cause birth defects.
While we still have more work to do, we have learned a lot about birth defects through past research. For example, some things might increase the chances of having a baby with a birth defect, such as: