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1.2.S: Summary

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  • In this chapter we looked at:

    • Heredity, including genetic disorders and chromosomal abnormalities
    • Conception
    • The germinal, embryonic, and fetal stages of prenatal development
    • Influences on prenatal development including teratogens and maternal and paternal factors
    • Complications of pregnancy
    • Infertility and options for building families

    Now let’s explore birth and the newborn baby.

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