supplemental 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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

supplemental feeding

Any dietary additive provided to patients to enhance their nutritional status.
See also: feeding
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Nograles said that for 2019, the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) has initially placed the budget for the DSWD's supplemental feeding program to P3.5 billion which is just about P100 million higher than the P2018 budget and around P5.4 billion for DepEd's school feeding program.
The bill provides that under the Supplemental Feeding Program, the NNC, in consultation with the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), is tasked to create a system of distribution of food packets, through the barangay health workers, for those targeted by the system.
Per a Commission on Audit report, the DepEd 'delayed the release' of P1.4 billion out of the total P2.4-billion feeding budget in 2015, disbursing the funds to schools in the middle of November when the program was designed to provide supplemental feeding for 120 days.
Under the Gabay Nutrisyon supplemental feeding program, the children are provided with different heavy merienda every feeding day such as soup, spaghetti and champorado.
Through Kiehl's, Isabelle and Erwan, underprivileged kids age two to eight years old will benefit from a Supplemental Feeding Program in which one full meal will be provided for them every day of the week.
She said P272,604,339 has already been disbursed to defray programs, such as core shelter, supplemental feeding, livelihood like provision of pedicabs, motorized bancas, and family kitchen kits, cash-for-work, purchase of forklifts, water dispensers, and payment for satellite internet service.
Part of the operations budget includes P62.2 billion for the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program, P5.9 billion for Social Pension for Indigent Senior Citizens, P4.9 billion for the Sustainable Livelihood Program, and P3.3 billion for the Supplemental Feeding Program.
The BNS also assist in supplemental feeding for day-care pupils, Gulayan sa Paaralan projects, deworming and immunization of preschool children, distribution of multivitamins, backyard food production and family planning in the barangays.

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