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Newborn redirects here, but there are songs and an album called that too.
Mothers suckle whereas infants suck so "The need to suckle is instinctive" should be changed. Source: Professor Dawkins, The Greatest Show on Earth. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 188.8.131.52 (talk) 22:26, 24 July 2013 (UTC)
The page is semi-protected so I can't add this myself:
This sentence says citation need:
"It has been shown that neonates show a preference for the smell of foods that their mother ate regularly, since the amniotic fluid changes taste with different foods eaten by the mother – as does breastmilk."
Here is a suitable citation:
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Change the last sentence of the paragraph on weight from: After the first week, healthy term neonates should gain 10–20 gram/kg*day. to: After the first week, healthy term neonates should gain 10–20 gram/day.
Note, from a mathematical perspective 10 gram/kg*day = 10/1000 * day = 1/100 * day.