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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 ?
The scientist have focused on emergent feeding strategies that facilitate early weaning and transitioning from liquid to solid feed.
Conclusion: Supplementary feeding with syringe feeding as compared to bottle feeding does not confer any benefit in establishing exclusive breastfeeding in healthy term infants who are unable to breast feed for initial 12-24 hours and hence cannot be recommendedas the preferred method of supplementary feeding in this group of neonates.
If you are feeding a whole-grain mix, fermenting is even more important because it neutralizes phytic acid present in whole grains.
In another report 75 % restriction of ad-libitum feeding exhibited an economic advantage over ad libitum feeding by enhancing feed utilization (Noveli, 2008, 2009).
Significantly better feed efficiency and survivability has been reported due to intermittent lighting (Daghir, 2008) when feeding behavior (feed restriction) of broilers was controlled through light manipulation.
Vicky Head, South Tees infant feeding co-ordinator, said: "We are increasing the support we give to mums with the establishment of a breast-feeding clinic for women who are experiencing feeding problems."
Acute complications associated with bedside placement of feeding tubes.
Indirect methods include comparing times of death of animals exposed to a mosquito bite with those infected parenterally with known doses and comparing the time between mosquito feeding and development of viremia with the time between needle injection and development of the same viremia level.
They recognized early-on that an extruder operating in a feed-restricted, or starved condition (where the melt pumping capacity exceeds the feeding capacity) tends to surge badly.
The debate continues about whether states should allow meal assistance--known by numerous names, such as nutrition and hydration assistants (NHA) or feeding assistants.
If a casting is chilled in an area that is used as a feed path, the chilling may inhibit proper feeding and result in shrinkage microporosity leading to casting defects and reduced mechanical properties.
nursing home residents with advanced cognitive impairment have feeding tubes.