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2010-07-22 12:55:00

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists said Thursday that a cup of coffee a day during pregnancy probably would not increase a woman's risk of miscarriage or premature birth. Studies have had conflicting findings, until recently, about the effect of moderate caffeine consumption on pregnancy complications. But, "I think it's time to comfortably say that it's okay to have a cup of coffee during pregnancy," Dr. William Barth, the chair of a College committee that reviewed the...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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