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Swallowing, Sucking, and Mouthing

  • Alessandra Piontelli
  • Florinda Ceriani
  • Isabella Fabietti
  • Roberto Fogliani
  • Elisa Restelli
  • Alessandra Kustermann
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Abstract

Main points: swallowing and sucking as separate phenomena, their progressive integration with each other and with breathing, functions during late pregnancy, mouthing and similarities with nonnutritive sucking, swallowing, and sucking and mouthing indicators of state

Keywords

Amniotic Fluid Lower Esophageal Sphincter Tongue Motion Amniotic Fluid Index Amniotic Fluid Volume 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alessandra Piontelli
    • 1
  • Florinda Ceriani
    • 1
  • Isabella Fabietti
    • 1
  • Roberto Fogliani
    • 1
  • Elisa Restelli
    • 1
  • Alessandra Kustermann
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Maternal/Fetal Medicine Clinica MangiagalliFondazione IRCCS Ca’ Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico University of MilanMilanItaly

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