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International Journal of Pediatrics
Volume 2012, Article ID 848596, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/848596
Research Article

Prenatal Mouth Movements: Can We Identify Co-Ordinated Fetal Mouth and LIP Actions Necessary for Feeding?

1Department of Psychology, University of Durham, South Road, Durham DH1 2NR, UK
2Developmental Ethology and Cognitive Psychology Group, Center for Smell, Taste, and Food Science, CNRS (UMR 6265), Université de Bourgogne, 21078 Dijon Cedex, France
3The James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough TS4 3BW, UK

Received 27 March 2012; Accepted 23 May 2012

Academic Editor: Katsumi Mizuno

Copyright © 2012 Nadja Reissland et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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