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Exposure to Loud Noise


6 months, 1 week

From The Biology of Prenatal Development.Buy Now

Script: Several investigators report exposure to loud noise may adversely affect fetal health. Immediate consequences include prolonged increased heart rate, excessive fetal swallowing, and abrupt behavioral changes. Possible long-term consequences include hearing loss.

All ages referenced to fertilization, not last menstrual period. One month = 4 weeks.
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