Ch 5: Prenatal Development Concepts: Homework Help

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The Prenatal Development Concepts chapter of this Life Span Developmental Psychology Homework Help course helps students complete their prenatal development concepts homework and earn better grades. This homework help resource uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long.

How it works:

  • Identify which concepts are covered on your prenatal development concepts homework.
  • Find videos on those topics within this chapter.
  • Watch fun videos, pausing and reviewing as needed.
  • Complete sample questions and get instant feedback.
  • Finish your prenatal development concepts homework with ease!

Topics from your homework you'll be able to complete:

  • Conception process
  • Prenatal stages of development
  • Structure and function of the placenta, fetus, amnion and umbilical cord
  • Layers of the embryo
  • Prenatal environment and teratogens
  • Effects of the mother's physical and emotional condition
  • Genetic assessment and counseling

10 Lessons in Chapter 5: Prenatal Development Concepts: Homework Help
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Ovulation to Implantation: Oocyte's Path through Uterine Tubes

1. Ovulation to Implantation: Oocyte's Path through Uterine Tubes

Follow the female's egg as it leaves the ovary and travels down the uterine tube on its way to the uterus - all with hopes of meeting up with a male's sperm along the way.

Prenatal Stages and Development: Germinal, Embryonic & Fetal Period

2. Prenatal Stages and Development: Germinal, Embryonic & Fetal Period

In the 9 months before a baby is born, there is an enormous amount of prenatal development. In this lesson, you will explore the following stages of prenatal development: the germinal period, the embryonic period, and the fetal period.

Principles of Growth and Development

3. Principles of Growth and Development

Is there a pattern to how human growth and development takes place? This lesson will examine some universal principles of growth and development in order to help you find the answer to this question.

The Placenta and the Fetus: Structure and Function

4. The Placenta and the Fetus: Structure and Function

Have you ever wondered how a baby eats before it's born or if babies go to the bathroom while still inside their mother? In this lesson, you will learn about the placenta and how it works to ensure a fetus stays well-nourished and healthy before birth.

The Amnion and the Umbilical Cord: Structure and Function

5. The Amnion and the Umbilical Cord: Structure and Function

The prenatal environment is an important part of an embryo's development. Watch this lesson to find out more about the prenatal environment, including the importance of the amnion and umbilical cord and what they do.

Gastrulation and the 3 Germ Layers (Ectoderm, Endoderm & Mesoderm)

6. Gastrulation and the 3 Germ Layers (Ectoderm, Endoderm & Mesoderm)

Gastrulation is a key process in embryonic development - it's how a simple ball of cells begins to grow into a fully functioning being! Watch this lesson to learn about a key process in the development of almost all multicellular organisms.

Prenatal Stages of Brain Development

7. Prenatal Stages of Brain Development

The prenatal brain develops at an amazing speed. This lesson provides an overview of this brain development throughout the three trimesters of pregnancy and highlights key stages.

The Prenatal Environment and Hazards to Healthy Prenatal Development

8. The Prenatal Environment and Hazards to Healthy Prenatal Development

In this lesson, learn about the prenatal environment and what can be harmful to prenatal development. Learn about the hazards of drugs, alcohol, tobacco, disease and environmental pollutants during pregnancy.

The Impact of Mother's Emotional and Physical State on the Prenatal Environment

9. The Impact of Mother's Emotional and Physical State on the Prenatal Environment

An unborn child and its mother are connected both physically and emotionally. Learn how prenatal development is affected by both the emotional and physical state of the mother in this lesson.

Prenatal Genetic Counseling and Assessment

10. Prenatal Genetic Counseling and Assessment

When expecting a baby, many couples are concerned with the possibility of something being wrong with the baby's health. In this lesson, we'll explore genetic counseling, including who should consider it and what to expect.

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