Prenatal and Newborn Development
by: Stephanie Tucker
1. Zygote- One celled organism, and simplest form.
2. Embryo- Brain, spinal cord, heart, backbone, and digestive track begin to develop.
3. Fetus- Begins in the 2nd trimester, and is when a human is truly labelled a living being. The size of the child and the interior and exterior organs and body parts grow and expand.
Cultural, Biological, and Environmental Influence
Nature vs. Nurture
Children learn, not only from embedded instinct, but also from the people around them. Cultural and environmental influence can have a huge impact on children. Children are born with the desire to move, or to make noise, and will inherit desires that are natural to them, but if they are living in an environment where they are ignored or ill treated, they will fail to thrive or grow to their full potential. Children can also be influenced negatively by their surroundings and environmental influences such as
Lack of Medical Attention