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feeding

 [fēd´ing]
1. the taking of food.
2. the giving of food.
3. in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as providing nutritional intake for a patient who is unable to feed self.
artificial feeding feeding of a baby with food other than mother's milk.
bottle feeding in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as preparation and administration of fluids to an infant via a bottle.
breast feeding breastfeeding.
enteral tube feeding in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as delivering nutrients and water through a gastrointestinal tube.
forced feeding administration of food by force to those who cannot or will not receive it.
intravenous feeding administration of nutrient fluids through a vein; see also intravenous infusion and parenteral nutrition.
feeding procedures in the omaha system, any method of giving food or fluid, including breast, formula, intravenous, or tube.
supplemental feeding a planned additional food or nutrient that is added to the usual diet, often as a powder, formula, or tablet.
tube feeding see tube feeding.

feed·ing

(fēd'ing),
Giving food or nourishment.

feeding

Vox populi The providing of nutrients, usually to a person or animal incapable of obtaining those nutrients by itself. See Sham feeding.

feed·ing

(fēd'ing)
Giving food or nourishment.

feed·ing

(fēd'ing)
Giving food or nourishment.

Patient discussion about feeding

Q. Feeding Tub. How does the Feeding Tub works?

A. Is it easy to feed someone with a feeding tub?. My husband has cancer and can not eat any thing. The cancer is in the voice box.

Q. I gave birth 2 weeks ago and I am having real difficulties breast feeding it hurts really bad, and I am constantly worried that my baby isn't eating enough. What can I do?

A. if it really hurts, maybe you should stop it for a while (maybe there is a micro/small wound at your nipple). You should cure it first then you can soon start breastfeeding your baby again.

Just make sure you have enough drink, be relaxed while breastfeeding, and have enough & healthy nutrition also!
Stay healthy always..

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References in periodicals archive ?
Photoperiod played a huge role in influencing daytime and night-time feeding behaviours measured in the current study, except for the duration of eating sessions and time spent idling whilst lying in sheep (Exp 1), chewing time in goats and sheep (Exp 2 and 5, respectively), and idling time in sheep (Exp 5).
Diurnal feeding behaviour describes and encompasses activities such as time spent eating, ruminating, and idling, and the number of feeding and ruminating sessions ruminants partake on a normal circadian cycle.
The current authors are unaware of studies that determine how roughage intake and improvement of dietary roughage quality influence diurnal feeding behaviour in goats and sheep fed on non-supplemented urea-treated tropical veld hay, except for two studies by Chermiti et al [7] and Trach et al [8] in cattle fed on supplemented urea treated wheat and rice straw, respectively.
In all experiments, sheep and goats were allowed 14-day adaptation period to experimental diets and had >3 days to adapt to conditions in the individual crates before feeding behaviour was recorded.
Larval feeding behaviour of the endangered fish golden bubblebee goodeid, Allotoca dugesi: implications for conservation of an endangered species.
Larval feeding behaviour of blind fish Astyanax fasciatus (Characidae), black tetra Gymnocorymbus ternetzi (Characidae) and angel fish Pterophyllum scalare (Cichlidae) fed zooplankton.
The energy balance of an animal depends on its feeding behaviour. Generally, the longer an animal takes on its discrimination time, the lower their food intake (Sun 2001).
Therefore, there were no significant differences in feeding behaviour between male and female cubs.
Differences were observed between adult males and females, and feeding behaviour became less efficient in elderly individuals due to the degradation of body function with age.
Measurements of feeding behaviour in giant pandas of different age groups when eating bamboo shoots.
hugowolfeldi, the timing of studying feeding behaviour was peak spawning in late June (June 24-26) for three complete days.
1983: Feeding behaviour of the Japanese loach, Misgurnus anguillicaudatus (Cobitidae).