Risk period for maximum fetal damage by congenital rubella?

Risk period for maximum fetal damage
by congenital rubella ?
a) First trimester of pregnancy
b) Second trimester of pregnancy
c) Third trimester of pregnancy
d) Risk is same throughout the pregnancy
Correct Answer - A
Ans. is ‘a’ i.e., First trimester of pregnancy
In general, the earlier in pregnancy infection occurs, the greater the
damage to the fetus. Maximum damage to the fetus occurs when
infection is acquired in the first trimester of pregnancy