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Pre-eclampsia
A condition affecting 10-15% of all pregnancies. Multi-system disorder with signs including hypertension, proteinuria and oedema
Eclampsia
An acute and life-threatening complication of pregnancy, characterised by the appearance of seizures
Helps mature fetal lungs
The reason why you should give steroids to a pregnant woman before 34 weeks
45%
The percentage of eclamptic fits occurring after delivery
2.5%
The percentage of birth defects detected at birth
2.5%
The percentage of birth defects detected in infancy and childhood
41 in 10,000
Incidence of heart defects per 10,000 BIRTHS
Social deprivation
A very important non-medical factor that can cause birth defects
Environmental
All genes work within an [_______] background
Pre-embryo
The stage of child development between 0 to 2.5 weeks after fertilisation
Embryo
The stage of child development between 2.5 to 8 weeks after fertilisation
Fetus
The stage of child development after 8 weeks of fertilisation
Time since last menstrual period
A time that helps determine the length of a pregnancy so far (gestation)
Highly regulative
The level of sensitivity or regulation of the pre-embryo period
Highly sensitive
The level of sensitivity or regulation of the embryo period
Sensitive
The level of sensitivity or regulation of the fetal period