bottle feeding

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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.
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This would avoid the risk of chocking and aspiration associated with cup feeding while at the same time avoiding bottle feeding. Later on these infants can easily be shifted to breast feeding.
About 114(20.2%) mothers or their elders were in favour of bottle feeding while 450(79.8%) mothers or their elders did not favour it.
The baby food industry continues to misinform people about the wonders of the formula milk but not only baby food companies, however many mothers started bottle feeding to babies to comfort them.
Chi-square test for categorical variable was applied for comparison of bottle feeding and breast feeding.
In our study, it was found that the mean age of the preterm babies was 32.16[+ or -]1.19 weeks in the spoon feeding group and 32.37[+ or -]1.00 weeks in the bottle feeding group.
"You can still do things even if you are bottle feeding to help your child learn to regulate their eating practices and develop healthy patterns," Forste said.
My baby is seven months old and I'm bottle feeding her.
They require bottle feeding, so the shelter also is seeking kitten formula and feeding bottles.
If the results hold true, then this study reinforces the importance of breastfeeding over bottle feeding.
When compared to breast fed infants, bottle fed infants consumed more energy because bottle feeding induces the infant to consume more.