Sentence Examples


  • Regardless of the baby's initial suckling behavior, this interaction stimulates uterine contractions, promotes colonization of harmless bacteria on the nipple, and helps to protect the infant from pathogenic bacteria.
  • The baby may have difficulty getting enough nutrition as breathing and suckling simultaneously may be impossible if breaths are too rapid and laborious.
  • Prolactin levels rise and fall in direct proportion to the frequency, intensity, and duration of nipple stimulation from the infant's suckling.
  • Gradually Matthew's suckling slowed and he fell asleep.
  • It is the well-known peculiarity of this order that the female has a pouch or fold of skin upon her abdomen, in which she can place the young for suckling within reach of her teats.