Extended Response

During the 1950s, a number of women were prescribed thalidomide, a drug to relieve morning sickness. These women gave birth to babies with serious limb defects. Scientists later discovered that thalidomide caused limb defects in fetuses.

Part A Do you think it is safe for a woman to take thalidomide during her first and second trimesters of pregnancy? Explain your answer.

Part B Do you think it is safe for a woman to take thalidomide during the third trimester of her pregnancy? Explain your answer.

If at first you are unsure of the correct answer to a question, start by crossing out answers you know are wrong. Reducing the number of answer choices in this way may help you choose the correct answer.

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