FETAL RESPONSE

the response of the baby to the environmental conditions and includes an increase in heart rate when the mother smokes or is under stress. See prenatal influence.

FETAL RESPONSE: "The foetal response is in relation to what the mother does."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "FETAL RESPONSE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/fetal-response/ (accessed September 19, 2021).
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