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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...

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  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.