Heroin Addicted Babies
Heroin causes babies to have:
-Withdrawal for first week
-Higher risk of SIDS (sudden infant
The baby is first conceived in the uterus, and starts out as a zygote. The first cell of when the egg and sperm meet. The zygote will then go though a great deal of mitosis and begin to form the embryo. The embryo will then grow and develop into a fetus which is basically the baby that in unborn.
How does the baby live?
When the fetus is hanging out in the uterus it gets all of its nutrients, oxygen and gets rid of its waste from the mother placenta and umbilical cord. The placenta is an organ that grows in the uterus and helps carry the nutrients, oxygen and waste to and from the fetus. The umbilical cord is the tube that is connected to the fetus and the placenta. It is important to know that the placenta does not know the difference between good and harmful substances. So if you do any sort of drug, the baby is in a sense, on that drug too.
During the first trimester of pregnancy the baby is in its early stages of growth and is weak and does not have fully developed organ systems. The fetuses liver is not fully developed and cannot handle too many toxins in the body. So the heroin is not helping the baby at all. It is hurting a lot of the babys major organs.
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