Can cough medicine taken during the first trimester harm the developing fetus?

Answer Answer Even over-the-counter drugs are just that, "drugs." Before even taking an aspirin or anything for a cold, all you have to do is phone the pharmacist and tell them you are pregnant and can ... Read More »

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Can a gas burner left on overnight harm a developing fetus?

Answer That is dangerous, but I doubt it would harm it if it was just a one night deal, over and over i'd say so.

If you become pregnant while on birth control pills but are unaware that you are pregnant will continuing to take the pills harm the developing fetus in any way?

Answer Yes - you should do whatever you have to in order to find out for sure if you're pregnant, and stop immediately as soon you know are.

What happens to the developing child in he first trimester?

First it's a Zygote, a fertilized egg, and then a blastocyst. Medically it's not a child until it's born. But if we start with embryo you can read all about it in the link below.

What term best describes a fetus in the third trimester?