Prenatal Exposures: the vulnerable fetal Sperm and Egg

Effects of prenatal exposures to drugs on childhood development

The vulnerable fetal sperm and egg
Autism Exposed: “The” blog about epigenetics, autism, and the multigenerational tragedy of prenatal pharmaceutical use – PrenatalExposures.Blogspot.co.uk

When a pregnant woman takes a drug, three generations are exposed simultaneously: the mother, the fetus, and, due to the fetal germline exposure, the future grandchildren. Far from being inert marbles of imperturbable DNA, fetal egg and sperm are sensitive and responsive to the uterine environment. This is largely due to a molecular phenomenon called “epigenetics,” which refers to the complex landscape of countless millions of tiny chemical switches that control gene expression. ”

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