Non-nutritive sucking for infants: what are the issues?

Harding, C. (2014). Non-nutritive sucking for infants: what are the issues?. Infant, 10(2),

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Abstract

This article is an exploration of the reasons why practitioners use nonnutritive sucking (NNS) with infants who are developing feeding skills. It is undoubtedly an approach that provides support for the developing infant who is learning to feed, but some of the arguments as to why it is successful and how it links to nutritive sucking remain unclear. An overview of the range of arguments is presented here.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: R Medicine > RJ Pediatrics
Divisions: School of Health Sciences > Department of Language & Communication Science
URI: http://openaccess.city.ac.uk/id/eprint/15144

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