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If your pregnant you shouldn't have any alchool. You never know what is developing at that time. If you were drinking when your baby is developing a nose, eyes, mouth, brain, any part of the body you could mess it up. things won't develop the way they are supposed to. But i guess it just a roll of the dice...wether or not anything is developing...and no one can tell you what exactally is forming on what day...are you willing to take that chance?

Answer 2: Children whose mothers drank even moderates amount of alcohol during pregnancy can suffer from diasabilities, including behavioral problems and learning deficits. You don't have to be an alcoholic to hurt your baby remarks Professor Ann Streissguth, of the fetal alcohol and drug unit at the University of Washington, "you just have to be drinking enough and pregnant." No minimal dose has ever been established below which there are no risks. The wisest course for women who are pregnant or planning a pregnancy may be not to drink any alcohol at all. See Jehovah's Witnesses official website 10/8/05 Awake under Alcohol Misuse and Health.

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Q: How does alcohol effect the fetus in the first term of pregnancy?
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Is Alcohol consumption during pregnancy dangerous only during the first trimester?

Alcohol consumption anytime in a pregnancy is dangerous to the fetus

In which trimester of pregnancy is the fetus the most vulnerable to teratogens?


Can drinking alcohol within two days of conception harm a fetus?

Very unlikely this would have any effect on the baby if it was a few drinks and a one time thing only. However, alcohol can have serious effects on a fetus, specially in the first three months while the babies major organs are being formed, so it is usually recommended that pregnant woman not drink at all during pregnancy.

After the first two months of pregnancy the developing embryo is called?


If you drink alcohol for the first five weeks of your pregnancy will it effect the baby?

Yes everything you put into your body affects the fetus one way or another. Drugs, drinking and smoking are the worse. They will affect the development of the baby and may cause brain damage and other problems.

How early can you feel the fetus when you first get pregnant?

Roughly around 16 weeks of pregnancy with a first

What develops in the uterus during the first two months of pregnancy the first two months?

The fetus

What is the name for the baby inside the mother after the first two months of pregnancy?


What is an unborn child in the first five months of pregnancy called?

it is called a fetus

What develops from an embryo?

The embryo develops into a fetus after the first 10 weeks of pregnancy.

Why do you think are the reasons that the greatest ammount of harm to an embryo or Fetus caused by alcohol or drugs occurs in the first Trimester?

All organs of the Fetus are formed during first three months of Pregnancy. So drugs taken during this period have high chances of 'Structural' damage to the Fetus. Afterward 'Functional' damage can occur.So your Doctor will be very careful about drugs given in First Trimester ofPregnancy.

What can rubella cause during the first three months of pregnancy?

miscarriage, stillbirth, or damage to the fetus during the first trimester (three months) of pregnancy.

How does alcohol damage the fetus?

Excessive alcohol consumption, especially during the first trimester, has the potential to cause fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS).

Can one night of alcohol and cocaine harm a fetus in the first month of pregnancy?

Most MD's now agree it is alright to consume alcohol in moderation. Limited cocaine use has not been fully tested but everyday use is very harmful. yes. == Yes - most definately!! The first three months of pregnancy is the most important for development - you should not use/drink at all during a pregnancy - period.

During your first 2 weeks of pregnancy does your stomache get hard?

No first the stomach get fat to protect the fetus.

Can you drink alcohol during your first month of pregnancy?

No, you shouldn't drink any alcohol during pregnancy. Drinking alcohol, even in small amounts, can increase risk of birth defects or miscarriage - risks are higher in the first three months of pregnancy.

A teratogen affects the fetus most seriously?

during the first three months of pregnancy

Why it is important for the pregnant mother to avoid many substances during the first trimester of pregnancy?

Any substance that the mother consumes is going to wind up in her blood stream, and it will pass through the placenta to the fetus. The development of the fetus is at its most sensitive during the first trimester, and toxic substances such as alcohol can cause abnormalities.

What trimester is the fetus most susceptible to the detrimental effects of alcohol on development?

the first trimester

Can smoking marijuana and drinking alcohol in first weeks of conception harm a fetus?


When does the first trimester end in pregnancy?

The first trimester ends at week 13, when the developing embryo becomes a fetus.

What can result when a first episode of genital herpes during pregnancy is passed to the fetus?

Most women carrying HSV never have recognizable symptoms; however a first episode of genital herpes during pregnancy can be passed to the fetus and may cause premature birth.

Why is it unethical to conduct an experiment with humans that would determine if alcohol consumption during pregnancy causes damage to the fetus?

The experiment you describe is unethical for two reasons. In the first place, the fetus in question is a human being who will have a greatly reduced quality of life as a result of the fetal alcohol syndrome that you caused by means of your experiment, which is a violation of human rights. In the second place, the experiment is entirely unnecessary, since there are lots of irresponsible women who have consumed excessive amounts of alcohol while pregnant and have given birth to babies who suffer from fetal alcohol syndrome, so we already know what the medical consequences are, of alcohol consumption during pregnancy.

The lungs of the fetus are filled with air late in pregnancy?

No, the baby breathes in the air for the first time after birth.

What is the definition of early pregnancy?

The definition of early pregnancy is known as the first trimester. The duration of the first trimester is 12 weeks, and includes conception, implantation, development of the embryo and development of the fetus.