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Judith E. Brown
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Judith E. Brown
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Describe two other modes of feeding infants in addition to breast and bottle feeding.

Summary Introduction

To describe: Two other modes of feeding infants in addition to breast feeding and bottle feeding.

Introduction: Infants require good nutrition during first two years of their life. Proper nutrition is vital for healthy growth and development in infants. It is recommended that babies should be breast-fed exclusively for their first six months of life for the proper growth, development, and immunity to fight against diseases in their initial days.

Explanation

The other modes of feeding infants in addition to breast feeding and bottle feeding are as follows:

  1. 1. Nasogastric feeding: Nasogastric feeding is a feeding technique that uses a special tube called nastrogastric tube, which carries food and medicines to the stomach through the nose.
  2. 2. Orogastric feeding: Orogastric feeding is a similar feeding technique as nasogastric feeding, but the small tubes are placed through the mouth and end directly in the stomach.
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