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Wary of the notorious effects it can have on a developing fetus, research has shown most pregnant women avoid alcohol. However, a new study from UK researchers has found drinking a daily glass of wine does not harm a child's neurological development, as determined by a balance test.
Scientists recently discovered that mothers who smoked during pregnancy affected the reading scores of their infants, so much so that the children scored lower on exams that measured the accuracy of their ability to read aloud and to comprehend the reading material that they had in front of them.
- Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.