Sucking is an innate reflex that babies develop and practice in the womb as they prepare for their first meal. Sucking is so important to a child’s development that it is comforting well into a child’s first years of life — long after he or she no longer needs to get nourishment from a breast or bottle.
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Thrush is the common name for a mouth infection caused by an overgrowth of the Candida fungus, which normally lives in many people's mouths.
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