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Research Shows Pregnant Women Can Drink Wine Safely
2013-06-18 13:45:04

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Wary of the notorious effects it can have on a developing fetus, research has shown most pregnant women avoid alcohol consumption. However, a new study from UK researchers has found drinking a daily glass of wine by pregnant women does not harm the neurological development of their children-to-be, as determined by a balance test. In fact, children of these ℠moderate´ drinking mothers actually performed better than children...

Kids Of Mothers Who Smoked During Pregnancy Show Reading Deficits
2012-11-20 08:44:19

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Scientists from the Yale School of Medicine 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. In particular, the mothers included in the research project smoked over one pack per day during their...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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