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At what stage are teratogens the most dangerous during pregnancy?

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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Obstetrics & Gynecology
4 doctors agree

In brief: First Trimester

During the first trimester (12 to 14 weeks) the fetus is developing rapidly with rapid cell division which is very sensitive to teratogens.

In brief: First Trimester

During the first trimester (12 to 14 weeks) the fetus is developing rapidly with rapid cell division which is very sensitive to teratogens.
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Dr. Wayne Ingram
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Dr. Shabbir Hossain
Internal Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: 1st trimester

Teratogens are always bad, no matter what trimester. But 1st trimester is where all critical developments are happening.
Imagine a new house being built. 1st trimester is the foundation, which damaged means no house :(.

In brief: 1st trimester

Teratogens are always bad, no matter what trimester. But 1st trimester is where all critical developments are happening.
Imagine a new house being built. 1st trimester is the foundation, which damaged means no house :(.
Dr. Shabbir Hossain
Dr. Shabbir Hossain
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